Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation

  • US 20070064516A1
  • Filed: 10/10/2006
  • Published: 03/22/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/19/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A lancet driver configured to exert a driving force on a lancet during a:

  • lancing cycle and used on a tissue site, said driver comprising;

    a drive force generator for advancing said lancet along a path into the tissue site;

    a processor; and

    a position sensor coupled to the processor, the position sensor configured to detect lancet position during the lancing cycle and relay to the processor at least one of, skin penetrating performance or a skin penetrating setting.

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