Transcutaneous analyte sensor

  • US 10,524,703 B2
  • Filed: 01/24/2014
  • Issued: 01/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for maintaining an analyte measuring system on a host'"'"'s skin, the system comprising:

  • sensor electronics;

    a mounting unit having a base portion, a hinged portion, and an adhesive pad, wherein the base portion is in contact with the adhesive pad,wherein the adhesive pad comprises a non-woven fiber material,wherein the adhesive pad comprises first and second releasable backing layers,wherein the first and second releasable backing layers are configured to be removed from the adhesive pad prior to positioning the mounting unit on a host'"'"'s skin to expose a first portion and a second portion of the adhesive pad, respectively,wherein the first and second releasable backing layers are disposed on a bottom surface of the adhesive pad, andwherein the first portion and the second portion of the adhesive pad are configured to be attached simultaneously to the host'"'"'s skin during use of the analyte monitoring measuring system; and

    a sensor configured to extend through the mounting unit and through the host'"'"'s skin,wherein the sensor electronics is configured to connect to the mounting unit after sensor insertion,wherein the sensor electronics is configured to bend the hinged portion of the mounting unit when connecting to the mounting unit.

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