Method and apparatus for providing analyte sensor insertion

  • US 7,697,967 B2
  • Filed: 09/28/2006
  • Issued: 04/13/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/28/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An assembly, comprising:

  • a sensor;

    a mounting unit for placement on the skin of a patient;

    a sensor introducer coupled to the sensor and to the mounting unit, the sensor introducer configured to transcutaneously introduce a portion of the sensor through a skin of the patient to a first position relative to the mounting unit;

    a data processing unit configured to couple to the mounting unit, the data processing unit displacing the sensor to a second position relative to the mounting unit upon coupling to the mounting unit.

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