Glucose measuring device for use in personal area network

  • US 8,647,269 B2
  • Filed: 04/20/2009
  • Issued: 02/11/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/10/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A data communication system, comprising:

  • a data network;

    a client unit including a client wireless communication module and a glucose sensor in contact with a bodily fluid that determines glucose data based on the bodily fluid, the bodily fluid comprising one of blood or interstitial fluid, wherein the client unit is operatively coupled to the data network via the client wireless communication module, and configured to wirelessly communicate the glucose data over the data network; and

    an automobile including an automobile wireless communication module, the automobile operatively coupled to the data network via the automobile wireless communication module, and configured to wirelessly communicate with the client unit to receive the glucose data from the client unit over the data network;

    wherein the automobile comprises programming that includes one or more acceptable glucose level ranges, and wherein one or more functions of the automobile are configured to be disabled until results of received glucose data are within the one or more acceptable ranges.

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