Transcutaneous analyte sensor

  • US 8,788,007 B2
  • Filed: 03/08/2012
  • Issued: 07/22/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/01/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for calibrating a continuous glucose monitoring system, comprising:

  • positioning at least a portion of a glucose sensor in a body of a user;

    obtaining a plurality of signals from the glucose sensor;

    determining, using a processor, an acceleration of glucose level increase or decrease based on the obtained signal; and

    determining, using the processor, whether calibration is appropriate based on the determined acceleration, wherein determining whether calibration is appropriate comprises comparing the determined acceleration to a predetermined value, and wherein, when the determined acceleration is above the predetermined value, determining that calibration is not appropriate.

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