Insertion devices and methods

  • US 8,613,703 B2
  • Filed: 05/29/2008
  • Issued: 12/24/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/31/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A glucose sensor insertion system, the system comprising:

  • a mounting unit configured to mate with an inserter, the inserter comprising a housing, a structure within the housing configured to carry a glucose sensor, and a driver within the housing to drive the glucose sensor at least partially into a user'"'"'s skin;

    wherein when the inserter and the mounting unit are mated, the mounting unit causes the structure to be pushed into an interior of the inserter housing;

    wherein mating the inserter and the mounting unit together arms the system;

    wherein the mounting unit comprises a mount base and mount arms and the structure within the housing to carry the glucose sensor comprises carrier arms; and

    wherein the structure within the housing configured to carry the glucose sensor comprises a hook that engages a portion of the housing when the driver is armed.

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