External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities

  • US 7,109,878 B2
  • Filed: 03/27/2003
  • Issued: 09/19/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A remote commander for use with an external, ambulatory infusion device for infusion of a liquid into a body from a reservoir in a non-hospital environment, the remote commander comprising:

  • a commander housing sized and shaped to be held in a hand of a user;

    a processor coupled to the commander housing;

    an input device coupled to the processor and the commander housing for activating at least one command;

    a commander transmitter coupled to the processor for wirelessly transmitting the at least one command to an infusion device receiver, wherein the commander transmitter transmits the at least one command using a carrier that permits the remote commander to provide the at least one command to the infusion device receiver of an external infusion device that is capable of being concealed from view on a body of a user when receiving the wirelessly transmitted at least one command;

    an indication device to indicate when the commander transmitter is transmitting the at least one command to the infusion device receiver of the external infusion device; and

    a commander receiver coupled to the processor for wirelessly receiving communications from an infusion device transmitter of an external infusion device to receive information from the external infusion device,wherein the commander receiver uses the indication device to communicate the information from the external infusion device to the user.

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