Analyte monitoring: stabilizer for subcutaneous glucose sensor with incorporated antiglycolytic agent

  • US 8,792,956 B2
  • Filed: 04/02/2012
  • Issued: 07/29/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/28/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for monitoring a level of an analyte in a subject, the method comprising:

  • positioning an electrochemical sensor into skin of a subject, wherein the sensor comprises;

    a working electrode comprising a sensing layer thereon;

    a counter electrode; and

    an antiglycolytic agent or precursor thereof chemically bonded to a chelating agent, wherein the antiglycolytic agent or precursor thereof and the chelating agent are disposed proximate to the working electrode, anddetermining a level of an analyte over a period of time from signals generated by the sensor;

    wherein the determining over a period of time provides for monitoring the level of the analyte in the subject.

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