Insulin pump based expert system

  • US 8,221,345 B2
  • Filed: 05/30/2007
  • Issued: 07/17/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus comprising:

  • a pump configured to deliver insulin;

    an input configured to receive blood glucose data;

    a user interface; and

    a controller communicatively coupled to the pump, the input, and the user interface, wherein the controller includes;

    a blood glucose data module configured to compare the blood glucose data to a target blood glucose level for an insulin pump user;

    a rule module configured to apply a rule to the blood glucose data to determine a question related to the blood glucose level and to receive modifications to the rule via the user interface; and

    wherein the controller is configured to;

    present the question via the user interface when the blood glucose level is different than the target blood glucose level;

    receive a response to the question via the user interface; and

    present a recommended corrective user action based at least in part on the response.

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