Analyte monitoring device and methods of use

  • US 8,357,091 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2009
  • Issued: 01/22/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A communication system, comprising:

  • a display device including;

    an input unit configured to receive an indication associated with one or more parameters related to a patient condition;

    a processor operatively coupled to the input unit, the processor configured to process information related to the received indication, the processor further configured to determine an acceleration of a monitored analyte level based at least in part on the received indication;

    an output unit operatively coupled to the processor and configured to output an output indication based on the processed information; and

    a radio frequency (RF) transmitter operatively coupled to the processor and configured to wirelessly transmit one or more signals associated with the processed information; and

    a drug administration system in signal communication with the display device, the drug administration system configured to wirelessly receive the one or more transmitted signals associated with the processed information;

    wherein the display device is configured to enter a sleep mode when the input unit has not been activated for a predetermined period of time such that during the sleep mode, the processor continues to process data while the output unit is not activated.

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