Transcutaneous analyte sensor

  • US 7,905,833 B2
  • Filed: 06/21/2005
  • Issued: 03/15/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A sensor system for measuring an analyte in a host, the system comprising:

  • a sensor configured to measure an analyte concentration in a host;

    sensor electronics operably connected to the sensor, wherein the sensor electronics are configured to produce a signal associated with the analyte concentration in the host; and

    a receiver configured to receive transmissions from the sensor electronics and to display sensor data based on the signal, wherein the sensor electronics are programmed to transmit information indicative of sensor insertion, and wherein the receiver id programmed to confirm sensor insertion prior to initialization of the sensor, wherein the receiver is configured to identify a sensor insertion by examining sensor data for a preselected change.

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