Health monitor

  • US 8,617,069 B2
  • Filed: 06/20/2008
  • Issued: 12/31/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/21/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An analyte monitoring system, comprising:

  • an analyte sensor for transcutaneous positioning under a skin layer;

    a data processing device operatively coupled to the analyte sensor, the data processing device comprising;

    a control unit;

    a memory operatively coupled to the control unit and configured to store a plurality of data associated with a monitored analyte level received from the analyte sensor; and

    a communication unit operatively coupled to the control unit; and

    a receiver device configured for signal communication with the data processing device;

    wherein when the control unit of the data processing device detects a communication link with the receiver device, the control unit is further configured to retrieve the stored plurality of data from the memory and to communicate the retrieved data to the receiver device only upon receipt of a request from the receiver device when the receiver device is placed within a predetermined distance from the data processing device;

    wherein the retrieved stored plurality of data correspond to analyte data collected over a predetermined time period; and

    furtherwherein the analyte sensor is factory calibrated.

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