Closed loop glycemic index system

  • US 20030208113A1
  • Filed: 03/11/2003
  • Published: 11/06/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/18/2001
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A system for assisting a person to maintain a blood glucose level between predetermined limits, comprising:

  • electronic apparatus including;

    data entry means enabling entering into the apparatus nutritional data of foods consumed, or proposed to be consumed, by the person, and the time consumed or proposed to be consumed;

    a display;

    a clock;

    a memory for storing a glycemic response model representing time-varying changes in glycemic response for the person based on representative foods having representative nutritional contents;

    a data processor;

    and a software program executable by said data processor;

    to process the nutritional data and times thereof entered via said data entry means with respect to said stored glycemic response model;

    to generate a time-varying glycemic response curve based on the entered nutritional data;

    and to display said generated glycemic response curve with an indication of said predetermined range of blood glucose level, and thereby to alert the person with respect to any deviation of the generated glycemic response curve from said predetermined range.

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