Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in medical communication system

  • US 10,111,608 B2
  • Filed: 04/14/2008
  • Issued: 10/30/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for notifying a user about an alarm condition without causing interruption to a predetermined routine, the method comprising:

  • executing a concurrent passive notification routine on an analyte monitoring device, the concurrent passive notification routine comprising monitoring analyte levels received from a sensor for the alarm condition;

    executing the predetermined routine comprising one or more of performing a finger stick blood glucose test, calibrating a sensor unit, configuring a device setting, reviewing historical glucose data, reviewing historical alarms, events, or entries in a data log, managing a data communication setting, transferring data to a data processing terminal, or reviewing a higher priority alarm condition;

    in response to detecting the alarm condition by the concurrent passive notification routine during the execution of the predetermined routine, outputting to a user interface a first indication associated with the alarm condition, wherein the first indication is outputted during the execution of and without interruption to the predetermined routine; and

    in response to a termination or a completion of the predetermined routine, outputting to the user interface by the concurrent passive notification routine a second indication for the alarm condition associated with the first indication.

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