Analyte monitoring device and methods of use

  • US 6,990,366 B2
  • Filed: 11/24/2003
  • Issued: 01/24/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of using an electrochemical sensor, the method comprising:

  • adhering a mounting unit to a skin of a patient;

    aligning an insertion gun with a port on the mounting unit, the insertion gun having an electrochemical sensor disposed therein;

    inserting an electrochemical sensor into the skin of the patient using the insertion gun;

    removing the insertion gun;

    mounting a housing of a sensor control unit in the mounting base; and

    coupling a plurality of conductive contacts disposed on the housing with a plurality of contact pads disposed on the electrochemical sensor.

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