Analyte sensor transmitter unit configuration for a data monitoring and management system

  • US 10,159,433 B2
  • Filed: 04/18/2016
  • Issued: 12/25/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method of applying an electronic device to the body of a user, the method comprising:

  • applying a sensor electronics mount to a skin surface of the user;

    inserting, with an insertion mechanism, a sensor device into the sensor electronics mount to place at least a portion of an analyte sensor in fluid contact with a bodily fluid, wherein the sensor electronics mount includes a spring biased retaining mechanism configured to hold the analyte sensor relative to the sensor electronics mount;

    removing the insertion mechanism from the sensor electronics mount; and

    applying a transmitter housing to the sensor electronics mount.

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