Patents by Inventor Michael Robert Mensinger

Michael Robert Mensinger has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10863931
    Abstract: Systems and methods for a continuous monitoring of analyte values received from an analyte sensor system are provided. One method for a wireless data communication between an analyte sensor system and a mobile device involves storing identification information associated with a transceiver of the analyte sensor system, the identification information entered by a user of the mobile device via a custom application running on the mobile device; causing the custom application to enter a background mode; searching for advertisement signals; receiving an advertisement signal from the transceiver; authenticating the transceiver based on the identification information; prompting the user to bring the custom application to a foreground mode; causing the custom application to request a confirmation from the user that a data connection with the transceiver is desired; receiving the confirmation from the user; and completing the data connection with the transceiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jose Hector Hernandez-Rosas, Shawn Larvenz, Mark Dervaes, Indrawati Gauba, Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Brian Christopher Smith, Jorge Valdes, Jacob S. Leach
  • Patent number: 10860687
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Cohen, Brian Christopher Smith, Michael Robert Mensinger, Rian Draeger, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Leif N. Bowman, David Price, Shawn Larvenz, Eli Reihman
  • Patent number: 10856736
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Publication number: 20200358855
    Abstract: Systems and methods for continuous measurement of an analyte in a host are provided. The system generally includes a continuous analyte sensor configured to continuously measure a concentration of analyte in a host and a sensor electronics module physically connected to the continuous analyte sensor during sensor use, wherein the sensor electronics module is further configured to directly wirelessly communicate displayable sensor information to a plurality of different types of display devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, John Michael Dobbles, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Beat Stadelmann, Deborah M. Ruppert, Nasser Salamati, Richard C. Yang
  • Publication number: 20200345231
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Publication number: 20200345232
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for wireless communication of analyte data. One such method includes, during a first interval, establishing a first connection between an analyte sensor system and a display device. During the first connection, the method includes exchanging information related to authentication between the analyte sensor system and the display device. The method includes making a determination regarding whether authentication was performed during the first interval. During a second interval, the method may include establishing a second connection between the analyte sensor system and the display device for transmission of an encrypted analyte value, and bypassing the exchanging of information related to authentication performed during the first connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Aditya Mandapaka, Jorge Valdes, Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Eric Cohen, Douglas William Burnette, Francis William Pascual, Hari Hampapuram, Mark Dervaes, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Publication number: 20200321095
    Abstract: Provided is a system for delivering and recording a dose of a medicament to a patient. Also provided is a method of administering a medicament to a patient. Additionally provided is a method of tracking usage of a medicament by a patient through a pen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Sean Saint
  • Publication number: 20200288977
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Patent number: 10771607
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for wireless communication of analyte data. One such method includes, during a first interval, establishing a first connection between an analyte sensor system and a display device. During the first connection, the method includes exchanging information related to authentication between the analyte sensor system and the display device. The method includes making a determination regarding whether authentication was performed during the first interval. During a second interval, the method may include establishing a second connection between the analyte sensor system and the display device for transmission of an encrypted analyte value, and bypassing the exchanging of information related to authentication performed during the first connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Aditya Mandapaka, Jorge Valdes, Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Eric Cohen, Douglas William Burnette, Francis William Pascual, Hari Hampapuram, Mark Dervaes, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Publication number: 20200268325
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for processing, transmitting and displaying data received from an analyte sensor, such as a glucose sensor. The system may include a display device with at least one input device. In response to movement of or along the input device, the display device may change a glucose data output parameter and update an output of the display device using the changed output parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Eric Johnson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Hall, Hari Hampapuram, Kostyantyn Snisarenko, Eli Reihman, Holly Chico, Kassandra Constantine
  • Publication number: 20200272319
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a computer program product for providing wearable continuous blood glucose monitoring. In some embodiments, there is provided a method that includes receiving, at a smartwatch, an alert representative of a glucose state of a host-patient coupled to a glucose sensor; detecting, at the smartwatch, a predetermined action indicative of a request to generate a glance view providing an indication of the glucose state of the host-patient; and presenting, at the smartwatch and in response to the detecting, the glance view providing the indication of the glucose state of the host-patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Eric Cohen, Arturo Garcia, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Michael Robert Mensinger, Eli Reihman, Brian Christopher Smith, Peter Hedlund, Esteban Cabrera, JR.
  • Patent number: 10754927
    Abstract: Provided is a system for delivering and recording a dose of a medicament to a patient. Also provided is a method of administering a medicament to a patient. Additionally provided is a method of tracking usage of a medicament by a patient through a pen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Companion Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Sean Saint
  • Publication number: 20200254177
    Abstract: Methods and systems for encouraging interactions with a glucose monitoring system include incrementing a score and/or providing a reward based on a variety of different interactions with the glucose monitoring system. The interactions which improve the score may include initiating or changing displays, downloading data, setting operational parameters and other interactions that are independent of a user's glucose measurements. Encouraging these interactions can enhance success in maintaining healthy glucose concentrations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Jack Pryor, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Kristin Koenekamp Cote, Leif N. Bowman, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Patent number: 10725652
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a computer program product for providing wearable continuous blood glucose monitoring. In some embodiments, there is provided a method that includes receiving, at a smartwatch, an alert representative of a glucose state of a host-patient coupled to a glucose sensor; detecting, at the smartwatch, a predetermined action indicative of a request to generate a glance view providing an indication of the glucose state of the host-patient; and presenting, at the smartwatch and in response to the detecting, the glance view providing the indication of the glucose state of the host-patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Eric Cohen, Arturo Garcia, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Michael Robert Mensinger, Eli Reihman, Brian Christopher Smith, Peter Hedlund, Esteban Cabrera, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20200221949
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Publication number: 20200221950
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Patent number: 10691574
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems, methods, and articles for determining compatibility of a mobile application and operating system on a mobile device. In some aspects, a method includes receiving one or more data values from a mobile device having a mobile medical software application installed thereon, the data value(s) characterizing a version of the software application, a version of an operating system installed on the mobile device, and one or more attributes of the mobile device; determining whether the mobile medical software application is compatible with the operating system by at least comparing the received data value(s) to one or more test values in a configuration file; and sending a message to the mobile device based on the determining, the message causing the software application to operate in one or more of a normal mode, a safe mode, and a non-operational mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Issa Sami Salameh, Douglas William Burnette, Tifo Vu Hoang, Steven David King, Stephen M. Madigan, Michael Robert Mensinger, Andrew Attila Pal, Michael Ranen Tyler
  • Patent number: 10675405
    Abstract: Methods and systems for encouraging interactions with a glucose monitoring system include incrementing a score and/or providing a reward based on a variety of different interactions with the glucose monitoring system. The interactions which improve the score may include initiating or changing displays, downloading data, setting operational parameters and other interactions that are independent of a user's glucose measurements. Encouraging these interactions can enhance success in maintaining healthy glucose concentrations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Jack Pryor, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Kristin Koenekamp Cote, Leif N. Bowman, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Patent number: 10667686
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for remote monitoring. In some example implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a remote monitor, a notification message representative of an event detected, by a server, from analyte sensor data obtained from a receiver monitoring an analyte state of a host; presenting, at the remote monitor, the notification message to activate the remote monitor, wherein the remote monitor is configured by the server to receive the notification message to augment the receiver monitoring of the analyte state of the host; accessing, by the remote monitor, the server, in response to the presenting of the notification message; and receiving, in response to the accessing, information including at least the analyte sensor data. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Publication number: 20200146598
    Abstract: Systems and methods for detecting and reporting patterns in analyte concentration data are provided. According to some implementations, an implantable device for continuous measurement of an analyte concentration is disclosed. The implantable device includes a sensor configured to generate a signal indicative of a concentration of an analyte in a host, a memory configured to store data corresponding at least one of the generated signal and user information, a processor configured to receive data from at least one of the memory and the sensor, wherein the processor is configured to generate pattern data based on the received information, and an output module configured to output the generated pattern data. The pattern data can be based on detecting frequency and severity of analyte data in clinically risky ranges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Phil Mayou, Hari Hampapuram, David Price, Keri Weindel, Kostantyn Snisarenko, Michael Robert Mensinger, Leif N. Bowman, Robert J. Boock, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Eli Reihman, Peter C. Simpson