Patents Assigned to DexCom, Inc.
  • Patent number: 11363972
    Abstract: A sensor cable support device is described. The sensor cable support device can be used to implemented in wearable monitoring device to support a proximal portion of a sensor cable and electrically connect the proximal portion with a sensing circuitry. A distal portion of the sensor cable is insertable into a person's skin. The sensor cable support device may include a rigid body defining a pair of openings, a set legs attached to the rigid body, and a pair of electrical traces extending between the pair of openings and distal ends of a pair of legs of the set of legs. The pair of openings may be sized and configured to receive a pair of pucks that mechanically retain a sensor cable to the body and electrically connect the sensor cable with the electrical traces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Pey-Jiun Ko, Arthur Lin, Timothy Stowe
  • Publication number: 20220189086
    Abstract: An integrated system for the monitoring and treating diabetes is provided, including an integrated receiver/hand-held medicament injection pen, including electronics, for use with a continuous glucose sensor. In some embodiments, the receiver is configured to receive continuous glucose sensor data, to calculate a medicament therapy (e.g., via the integrated system electronics) and to automatically set a bolus dose of the integrated hand-held medicament injection pen, whereby the user can manually inject the bolus dose of medicament into the host. In some embodiments, the integrated receiver and hand-held medicament injection pen are integrally formed, while in other embodiments they are detachably connected and communicated via mutually engaging electrical contacts and/or via wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Richard C. Yang, Jacob S. Leach, Nelson Quintana
  • Patent number: 11363025
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for wireless communication of analyte data. In embodiments, a method of using a diabetes management partner interface to configure an analyte sensor system for wireless communication with a plurality of partner devices is provided. The method includes the analyte sensor system receiving authorization to provide one of the partner devices with access to a set of configuration parameters via the diabetes management partner interface. The set of configuration parameters is stored in a memory of the analyte sensor system. The method also includes, responsive to input received from the one partner device via the diabetes management partner interface, the analyte sensor system setting or causing a modification to the set of configuration parameters, according to a system requirement of the one partner device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Michael Robert Mensinger, Nicholas Polytaridis, Gary A. Morris, Alexandra E. Constantin, Douglas William Burnette, Mario Remon, Jorge R. Barreras, Benjamin Elrod West, Christopher R. Hannemann
  • Patent number: 11350862
    Abstract: Pre-connected analyte sensors are provided. A pre-connected analyte sensor includes a sensor carrier attached to an analyte sensor. The sensor carrier includes a substrate configured for mechanical coupling of the sensor to testing, calibration, or wearable equipment. The sensor carrier also includes conductive contacts for electrically coupling sensor electrodes to the testing, calibration, or wearable equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Halac, John Charles Barry, Becky L. Clark, Chris W. Dring, John Michael Gray, Kris Elliot Higley, Jeff Jackson, David A. Keller, Ted Tang Lee, Jason Mitchell, Kenneth Pirondini, David Rego, Ryan Everett Schoonmaker, Peter C. Simpson, Craig Thomas Gadd, Kyle Thomas Stewart, John Stanley Hayes
  • Patent number: 11350857
    Abstract: Various analyte sensor systems for controlling activation of analyte sensor electronics circuitry are provided. Related methods for controlling analyte sensor electronics circuitry are also provided. Various analyte sensor systems for monitoring an analyte in a host are also provided. Various circuits for controlling activation of an analyte sensor system are also provided. Analyte sensor systems utilizing a state machine having a plurality of states for collecting a plurality of digital counts and waking a controller responsive to a wake up signal are also provided. Related methods for such analyte sensor systems are also provided. Systems for controlling activation of analyte sensor electronics circuitry utilizing a magnetic sensor are further provided. One or more display device configured to display one or more analyte concentration values are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Halac, Sebastian Bohm, Vincent Peter Crabtree, David DeRenzy, Mark S. Dervaes, Nicholas Kalfas, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Michael Levozier Moore, Todd Andrew Newhouse, Michael A. Ploof, Stephen Alan Reichert, Peter C. Simpson, Alexander Leroy Teeter, Rodolfo Garcia, Jaroslaw Piotrowiak, Thomas George O'Connell, Arlene G. Doria
  • Patent number: 11342058
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing sensor data are provided. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for calibration of a continuous analyte sensor. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for classification of a level of noise on a sensor signal. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for determining a rate of change for analyte concentration based on a continuous sensor signal. In some embodiments, systems and methods for alerting or alarming a patient based on prediction of glucose concentration are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Michael Robert Mensinger, Ying Li, Aarthi Mahalingam, J. Michael Dobbles
  • Patent number: 11331021
    Abstract: Systems for applying a transcutaneous monitor to a person can include a telescoping assembly, a sensor, and a base with adhesive to couple the sensor to skin. The sensor can be located within the telescoping assembly while the base protrudes from a distal end of the system. The system can be configured to couple the sensor to the base by compressing the telescoping assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Halac, John Michael Gray, Neal Davis Johnston, Justen Deering England, Peter C. Simpson, Paul V. Neale, Jennifer Blackwell, Maria Noel Brown Wells, Kenneth Pirondini, Andrew Michael Reinhardt, Mark Douglas Kempkey
  • Patent number: 11331022
    Abstract: Pre-connected analyte sensors are provided. A pre-connected analyte sensor includes a sensor carrier attached to an analyte sensor. The sensor carrier includes a substrate configured for mechanical coupling of the sensor to testing, calibration, or wearable equipment. The sensor carrier also includes conductive contacts for electrically coupling sensor electrodes to the testing, calibration, or wearable equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Halac, John Charles Barry, Becky L. Clark, Chris W. Dring, John Michael Gray, Kris Elliot Higley, Jeff Jackson, David A. Keller, Ted Tang Lee, Jason Mitchell, Kenneth Pirondini, David Rego, Ryan Everett Schoonmaker, Peter C. Simpson, Craig Thomas Gadd, Kyle Thomas Stewart, John Stanley Hayes
  • Patent number: 11311240
    Abstract: The present embodiments relate generally to applicators of on-skin sensor assemblies for measuring an analyte in a host, as well as their method of use and manufacture. In some aspects, an applicator for applying an on-skin sensor assembly to a skin of a host is provided. The applicator includes an applicator housing, a needle carrier assembly comprising an insertion element configured to insert a sensor of the on-skin sensor assembly into the skin of the host, a holder releasably coupled to the needle carrier assembly and configured to guide the on-skin sensor assembly while coupled to the needle carrier assembly, and a drive assembly configured to drive the insertion element from a proximal starting position to a distal insertion position, and from the distal insertion position to a proximal retraction position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: John Michael Gray, Jennifer Blackwell, Paul V. Neale, Justen Deering England, Andrew Joncich, Cameron Brock, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Metzmaker, Neel Narayan Shah, Mark Douglas Kempkey, Patrick John Castagna, Warren Terry, Jason Halac, Christian Michael Andre George, Daniel E. Apacible, John Charles Barry, Maria Noel Brown Wells, Kenneth Pirondini, Andrew Michael Reinhardt, Jason C. Wong, Remy E. Gagnon, David DeRenzy, Randall Scott Koplin, Alan Baldwin, Young Woo Lee, David A. Keller, Louise Emma van den Heuvel, Carol Wood Sutherland
  • Patent number: 11311241
    Abstract: The present embodiments relate generally to applicators of on-skin sensor assemblies for measuring an analyte in a host, as well as their method of use and manufacture. In some aspects, an applicator for applying an on-skin sensor assembly to a skin of a host is provided. The applicator includes an applicator housing, a needle carrier assembly comprising an insertion element configured to insert a sensor of the on-skin sensor assembly into the skin of the host, a holder releasably coupled to the needle carrier assembly and configured to guide the on-skin sensor assembly while coupled to the needle carrier assembly, and a drive assembly configured to drive the insertion element from a proximal starting position to a distal insertion position, and from the distal insertion position to a proximal retraction position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: John Michael Gray, Jennifer Blackwell, Paul V. Neale, Justen Deering England, Andrew Joncich, Cameron Brock, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Metzmaker, Neel Narayan Shah, Mark Douglas Kempkey, Patrick John Castagna, Warren Terry, Jason Halac, Christian Michael Andre George, Daniel E. Apacible, John Charles Barry, Maria Noel Brown Wells, Kenneth Pirondini, Andrew Michael Reinhardt, Jason C. Wong, Remy E. Gagnon, David DeRenzy, Randall Scott Koplin, Alan Baldwin, Young Woo Lee, David A. Keller, Louise Emma van den Heuvel, Carol Wood Sutherland
  • Patent number: 11305906
    Abstract: A system and method are provided for packaging and sterilizing analyte sensors. The packaging system provides a structure for securing the analyte sensors in a fixed position and fixed orientation within the package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Minda McDorman Grucela, Jinsong Gao
  • Patent number: 11304631
    Abstract: The present embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present embodiments provide sensor applicators and methods of use with pushbutton activation that implant the sensor, withdraw the insertion needle, engage the transmitter with the housing, and disengage the applicator from the housing, all in one smooth motion. Some embodiments contemplate engagement of the transmitter with the housing after release of the applicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jack Pryor, Sebastian Böhm, David DeRenzy, Jason Halac, Daniel S. Kline, Phong Lieu, Adam J. Livingston, Steve Masterson, Paul V. Neale, Peter C. Simpson, Antonio Joao Ubach
  • Publication number: 20220111148
    Abstract: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor, including a receiver, a medicament delivery device, and optionally a single point glucose monitor are provided. Manual integrations provide for a physical association between the devices wherein a user (for example, patient or doctor) manually selects the amount, type, and/or time of delivery. Semi-automated integration of the devices includes integrations wherein an operable connection between the integrated components aids the user (for example, patient or doctor) in selecting, inputting, calculating, or validating the amount, type, or time of medicament delivery of glucose values, for example, by transmitting data to another component and thereby reducing the amount of user input required. Automated integration between the devices includes integrations wherein an operable connection between the integrated components provides for full control of the system without required user interaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: James H. Brauker, Mark A. Tapsak, Sean T. Saint, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Paul V. Neale, Peter C. Simpson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Dubravka Markovic
  • Publication number: 20220108503
    Abstract: An integrated system for the monitoring and treating diabetes is provided, including an integrated receiver/hand-held medicament injection pen, including electronics, for use with a continuous glucose sensor. In some embodiments, the receiver is configured to receive continuous glucose sensor data, to calculate a medicament therapy (e.g., via the integrated system electronics) and to automatically set a bolus dose of the integrated hand-held medicament injection pen, whereby the user can manually inject the bolus dose of medicament into the host. In some embodiments, the integrated receiver and hand-held medicament injection pen are integrally formed, while in other embodiments they are detachably connected and communicated via mutually engaging electrical contacts and/or via wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Richard C. Yang, Jacob S. Leach, Nelson Quintana
  • Patent number: 11295855
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for providing automated or semi-automated technical support for patients using medical devices, such as continuous glucose monitoring systems. Disclosed embodiments of automated tech support system include collection and storage of copies of streams of medical device data on multiple servers, analysis and comparison of data streams, remote tech support initiation and usage of the automated tech support system for providing improved products and services by storing and analyzing historical tech support data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Attila Pal, Leif N. Bowman, Eric Cohen, Basab Dattaray, Edward Day, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Dana Minor, Scott A. Moss, Neil Puri, Eli Reihman, Conrad Woods, Laurie L. Berg, Jorge Valdes
  • Patent number: 11278244
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for detecting changes or fluctuations in an analyte concentration signal that are abnormal, e.g., exceed a predetermined threshold, current trend of analyte concentration measurements, etc. Signals indicative of an analyte concentration in a host may be received from an analyte sensor. The signals may be monitored, and a determination can be made as to whether there is a change in the signal. Upon detecting such a change, the change can be compensated for such that a representation of the signal indicates the analyte concentration. Optionally, the cause of the detected changes or fluctuations can also be determined and information regarding the detected changes or fluctuations can be recorded and analyzed for subsequent optimization of the systems and methods as well for transmitting alerts, notifications, etc. to a user to take corrective action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas William Burnette, Hari Hampapuram, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Shawn Larvenz, Aditya Mandapaka, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Tom Miller, Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Yonghuang Zeng, Stephen Alan Reichert
  • Patent number: 11272869
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing sensor data are provided. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for calibration of a continuous analyte sensor. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for classification of a level of noise on a sensor signal. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided for determining a rate of change for analyte concentration based on a continuous sensor signal. In some embodiments, systems and methods for alerting or alarming a patient based on prediction of glucose concentration are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Dexcom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, John Michael Dobbles, Aarthi Mahalingam
  • Patent number: 11259842
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a needle including a wall structure, a cutting edge and a blunt contour. The needle advantageously can be used to deliver a sensor (such as a glucose or other analyte sensor) through an outer skin layer and into a sensor depth in a less invasive way than prior art needles. The size of the cutting edge is balanced against a portion of the distal wall structure that has blunt contours. Thus, the needle is capable of cutting the more durable outer skin layer (first phase) and then progressively stretching open the cut for further advancement into the subcutaneous layer (second phase). When the needle is sufficiently advanced, it is retracted leaving the sensor in a desired position. Early testing has shown a reduction of “dip and recover” from glucose sensors delivered using the needle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel Shah, Jennifer Blackwell, Jonathan Hughes, Ted Tang Lee, Peter C. Simpson, Shanger Wang
  • Patent number: 11262326
    Abstract: Disclosed are devices for determining an analyte concentration (e.g., glucose). The devices comprise a sensor configured to generate a signal associated with a concentration of an analyte and a sensing membrane located over the sensor. The sensing membrane comprises a biointerface layer which interfaces with a biological fluid containing the analyte to be measured. The biointerface layer can comprises a biointerface polymer, wherein the biointerface polymer comprises polyurethane and/or polyurea segments and one or more zwitterionic repeating units. The sensing membrane can also comprise an enzyme layer, wherein the enzyme layer comprises an enzyme and a polymer comprising polyurethane and/or polyurea segments and one or more zwitterionic repeating units. The sensing membrane can also comprise a diffusion-resistance layer, which can comprise a base polymer having a lowest Tg of greater than ?50 C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: DEXCOM, INC.
    Inventors: Shanger Wang, Robert J. Boock, Andrew Trinin Dennis, Ted Tang Lee, Jeff T. Suri, David Sze, Mark A Tapsak, Huashi Zhang, Jiong Zou
  • Patent number: 11253201
    Abstract: The present embodiments relate generally to applicators of on-skin sensor assemblies for measuring an analyte in a host, as well as their method of use and manufacture. In some aspects, an applicator for applying an on-skin sensor assembly to a skin of a host is provided. The applicator includes an applicator housing, a needle carrier assembly comprising an insertion element configured to insert a sensor of the on-skin sensor assembly into the skin of the host, a holder releasably coupled to the needle carrier assembly and configured to guide the on-skin sensor assembly while coupled to the needle carrier assembly, and a drive assembly configured to drive the insertion element from a proximal starting position to a distal insertion position, and from the distal insertion position to a proximal retraction position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: John Michael Gray, Jennifer Blackwell, Paul V. Neale, Justen Deering England, Andrew Joncich, Cameron Brock, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Metzmaker, Neel Narayan Shah, Mark Douglas Kempkey, Patrick John Castagna, Warren Terry, Jason Halac, Christian Michael Andre George, Daniel E. Apacible, John Charles Barry, Maria Noel Brown Wells, Kenneth Pirondini, Andrew Michael Reinhardt, Jason C. Wong, Remy E. Gagnon, David DeRenzy, Randall Scott Koplin, Alan Baldwin, Young Woo Lee, David A. Keller, Louise Emma van den Heuvel, Carol Wood Sutherland