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).

  • Publication number: 20200142804
    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: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200114078
    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: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Jack Pryor, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Kristin Koenekamp Cote, Leif N. Bowman, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Patent number: 10610642
    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 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Jack Pryor, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Kristin Koenekamp Cote, Leif N. Bowman, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Publication number: 20200093406
    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: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    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: 10596318
    Abstract: Methods, devices and systems are disclosed for inter-app communications between software applications on a mobile communications device. In one aspect, a computer-readable medium on a mobile computing device comprising an inter-application communication data structure to facilitate transitioning and distributing data between software applications in a shared app group for an operating system of the mobile computing device includes a scheme field of the data structure providing a scheme id associated with a target software app to transition to from a source software app, wherein the scheme id is listed on a scheme list stored with the source software app; and a payload field of the data structure providing data and/or an identification where to access data in a shared file system accessible to the software applications in the shared app group, wherein the payload field is encrypted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Gary A. Morris, Scott M. Belliveau, Esteban Cabrera, Jr., Rian Draeger, Laura J. Dunn, Timothy Joseph Goldsmith, Hari Hampapuram, Christopher Robert Hannemann, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Patrick Wile McBride, Michael Robert Mensinger, Francis William Pascual, Philip Mansiel Pellouchoud, Nicholas Polytaridis, Philip Thomas Pupa, Anna Leigh Davis, Kevin Shoemaker, Brian Christopher Smith, Benjamin Elrod West, Atiim Joseph Wiley
  • Publication number: 20200077928
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Mark Brister, Steve Masterson, John Michael Dobbles, Michael Robert Mensinger, Sean T. Saint, Apurv Ullas Kamath, James H. Brauker, James Patrick Thrower
  • Patent number: 10575762
    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: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Phil Mayou, Hari Hampapuram, David Price, Keri Weindel, Kostyantyn Snisarenko, Michael Robert Mensinger, Leif N. Bowman, Robert J. Boock, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Eli Reihman, Peter C. Simpson
  • Patent number: 10568510
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to techniques for receiving glucose data from a continuous glucose sensor and controlling the use and redistribution of that data so it is used in an intended manner. In one aspect, a method includes obtaining one or more data points relating to glucose levels from a transmitter associated with a continuous glucose monitor device; distributing the one or more data points among one or more display devices and one or more servers; identifying a missing data point from among a display device of the one or more display devices or a server of the one or more servers, the missing data point being one of the one or more data points; and providing the missing data point to the display device or the server when the missing data point falls within a defined time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Basab Dattaray, Hari Hampapuram, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Stephen Madigan, Phil Mayou
  • Publication number: 20200037965
    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: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Eric Johnson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Hall, Hari Hampapuram, Kostyantyn Snisarenko, Eli Reihman, Holly Chico, Kassandra Constantine
  • Patent number: 10545849
    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: January 28, 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: 10537678
    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 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Jack Pryor, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Kristin Koenekamp Cote, Leif N. Bowman, Michael Robert Mensinger
  • Patent number: 10506982
    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: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Michael Robert Mensinger, Ying Li, Aarthi Mahalingam, J. Michael Dobbles
  • Patent number: 10499811
    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: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven
  • Publication number: 20190357852
    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: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Apurv Ullas Kamath, Michael Robert Mensinger, Ying Li, Aarthi Mahalingam, J. Michael Dobbles
  • Publication number: 20190313905
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to techniques for receiving glucose data from a continuous glucose sensor and controlling the use and redistribution of that data so it is used in an intended manner. In one aspect, a system includes a plurality of continuous glucose monitor (CGM) devices; a plurality of display devices to receive data from the CGM devices classified into a plurality of classifications based on data type; a cloud server architecture to receive the data from the display devices on an intermittent basis, in which the data routed to a particular server of the plurality of servers is determined by the data type, and in which the intermittent basis varies depending upon data type; a plurality of remote monitor display devices; and an analysis and report engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Basab Dattaray, Hari Hampapuram, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Stephen M. Madigan, Phil Mayou
  • Publication number: 20190298922
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for processing analyte data. In some example implementations, a method may include generating glucose sensor data indicative of a host's glucose concentration using a glucose sensor; calculating a glycemic variability index (GVI) value based on the glucose sensor data; and providing output to a user responsive to the calculated glycemic variability index value. The GVI may be a ratio of a length of a line representative of the sensor data and an ideal length of the line. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Arturo Garcia, Phil Mayou, Thomas A. Peyser, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Kevin Sayer, Thomas Hall, Michael Robert Mensinger, Hari Hampapuram, David Price, Jorge Valdes, Murrad Kazalbash
  • Publication number: 20190298259
    Abstract: The present embodiments harness a wide variety of capabilities of modern smartphones, and combine these capabilities with information from a continuous glucose monitor to provide diabetics and related people with more information than the continuous glucose monitor can provide by itself. The increased information provides the diabetic with an increased likelihood of good diabetes management for better health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Leif Bowman, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, David DeRenzy, Arturo Garcia, Indrawati Gauba, Ashley Hall, Thomas Hall, Hari Hampapuram, Murrad Kazalbash, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Anna Leigh Davis, Eli Reihman, Kenneth San Vicente, Peter C. Simpson, Alexander Steele, Jorge Valdes, Michael J. Estes, Eric Cohen
  • Publication number: 20190269356
    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: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Jose Hector Hernandez-Rosas, Shawn Larvenz, Mark Dervaes, Indrawati Gauba, Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Brian Christopher Smith, Jorge Valdes, Jacob S. Leach
  • Publication number: 20190246973
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided to provide guidance to a user regarding management of a physiologic condition such as diabetes. The determination may be based upon a patient glucose concentration level. The glucose concentration level may be provided to a stored model to determine a state. The guidance may be determined based at least in part on the determined state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Alexandra Elena Constantin, Scott M. Belliveau, Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Jennifer Blackwell, Eric Cohen, Basab Dattaray, Anna Leigh Davis, Rian Draeger, Arturo Garcia, John Michael Gray, Hari Hampapuram, Nathaniel David Heintzmann, Lauren Hruby Jepson, Matthew Lawrence Johnson, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Phil Mayou, Patrick Wile McBride, Michael Robert Mensinger, Sumitaka Mikami, Andrew Attila Pal, Nicholas Polytaridis, Philip Thomas Pupa, Eli Reihman, Peter C. Simpson, Tomas C. Walker, Daniel Justin Wiedeback, Subrai Girish Pai, Matthew T. Vogel
  • Patent number: D870144
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Robert Mensinger, Eric Cohen, Phil Mayou, Eli Reihman, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Rian Draeger, Angela Marie Traven