• US 20100099970A1
  • Filed: 12/22/2009
  • Published: 04/22/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/04/1997
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device for measuring a glucose concentration in a host, the device comprising:

  • a sensing mechanism operably connected to an electronic circuit and configured to continuously measure a signal associated with a glucose concentration in a host for a period of time; and

    a membrane located over at least a portion of the sensing mechanism, wherein the membrane is configured to control a flux of oxygen and glucose;

    wherein the device is capable of exhibiting, at a glucose concentration of about 400 mg/dL, no more than a 10% drop in sensor output over a range of pO2 from about 150 mm Hg down to about 30 mm Hg.

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