Glucose measuring device for use in personal area network

  • US 8,512,239 B2
  • Filed: 04/20/2009
  • Issued: 08/20/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/10/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A data communication system, comprising:

  • a data network configured to facilitate transmission of data between at least two devices;

    a client unit operatively coupled to the data network to communicate data over the data network, the client unit comprising a glucose monitoring unit; and

    a household appliance operatively coupled to the data network and configured to communicate with the client unit over the data network to receive glucose data from the client unit;

    wherein the glucose monitoring unit comprises a grip portion and a wireless antenna located away from the grip portion; and

    wherein the glucose monitoring unit comprises a test strip port located away from both the grip portion and the wireless antenna, the grip portion located distally from the test strip port along a longitudinal axis of the glucose monitoring unit, and configured to be held in the hand of a user.

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