Analyte monitoring system and methods

  • US 8,456,301 B2
  • Filed: 05/08/2008
  • Issued: 06/04/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/08/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An analyte monitoring system, comprising:

  • a data processing unit; and

    a control unit in wireless communication with the data processing unit, wherein the control unit is configured to establish a communication range with the data processing unit when the control unit is placed within a predetermined distance from the data processing unit, wherein the control unit is configured to transmit one or more predefined commands to the data processing unit when the communication range is established, and wherein the data processing unit is configured to perform one or more predefined functions in response to the received one or more predefined commands and further configured to transmit a response data packet based, at least in part, on the one or more predefined commands; and

    wherein, in response to receiving the one or more predefined commands, the data processing unit is configured to retrieve identification information and to transmit the identification information to the control unit; and

    wherein the control unit is further configured to generate a communication key and to transmit the generated communication key to the data processing unit upon receipt of the identification information.

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