Patents by Inventor Peter C. Simpson

Peter C. Simpson 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: 10980461
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing sensor data and self-calibration are provided. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided which are capable of calibrating a continuous analyte sensor based on an initial sensitivity, and then continuously performing self-calibration without using, or with reduced use of, reference measurements. In certain embodiments, a sensitivity of the analyte sensor is determined by applying an estimative algorithm that is a function of certain parameters. Also described herein are systems and methods for determining a property of an analyte sensor using a stimulus signal. The sensor property can be used to compensate sensor data for sensitivity drift, or determine another property associated with the sensor, such as temperature, sensor membrane damage, moisture ingress in sensor electronics, and scaling factors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, Ying Li, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Richard C. Yang
  • Patent number: 10980452
    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: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, Jr., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Steve Masterson, Aarthi Mahalingam, John Nolting, James R. Petisce, Jack Pryor, Sean Saint, Vance Swanson, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Patent number: 10985804
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing, transmitting and displaying data received from an analyte sensor, such as a glucose sensor, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for transmitting data between a first communication device associated with an analyte sensor and a second communication device configured to provide user access to sensor-related information comprises: activating a transceiver of a first communication device associated with an analyte sensor at a first time; and establishing a two-way communication channel with the second communication device; wherein the activating comprises waking the transceiver from a low power sleep mode using a forced wakeup from the second communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Miller, Mark Dervaes, Phong Lieu, Peter C. Simpson, Shawn Larvenz, Jacob S. Leach, Sebastian Bohm
  • Patent number: 10980453
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for communication among display devices and sensor electronics unit in an analyte monitoring system. The analyte monitoring system may include a sensor that is configured to perform measurements indicative of analyte levels. The sensor may be communicatively coupled to the sensor electronics unit. The sensor electronics unit may be configured to transmit data indicative of analyte levels to the display devices using one or more communication protocols. Furthermore, the sensor electronics unit may be configured to operate in multiple modes, and switch between the modes in response to commands received from the display devices. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Douglas William Burnette, Aditya Mandapaka, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Peter C. Simpson, Arturo Garcia
  • Patent number: 10980450
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for communication among display devices and sensor electronics unit in an analyte monitoring system. The analyte monitoring system may include a sensor that is configured to perform measurements indicative of analyte levels. The sensor may be communicatively coupled to the sensor electronics unit. The sensor electronics unit may be configured to transmit data indicative of analyte levels to the display devices using one or more communication protocols. Furthermore, the sensor electronics unit may be configured to operate in multiple modes, and switch between the modes in response to commands received from the display devices. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Douglas William Burnette, Aditya Mandapaka, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Peter C. Simpson, Arturo Garcia
  • Patent number: 10980451
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for communication among display devices and sensor electronics unit in an analyte monitoring system. The analyte monitoring system may include a sensor that is configured to perform measurements indicative of analyte levels. The sensor may be communicatively coupled to the sensor electronics unit. The sensor electronics unit may be configured to transmit data indicative of analyte levels to the display devices using one or more communication protocols. Furthermore, the sensor electronics unit may be configured to operate in multiple modes, and switch between the modes in response to commands received from the display devices. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Douglas William Burnette, Aditya Mandapaka, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Peter C. Simpson, Arturo Garcia
  • Publication number: 20210090731
    Abstract: Systems and methods that continuously adapt aspects of a continuous monitoring device based on collected information to provide an individually tailored configuration are described. The adaptations may include adapting the user interface, the alerting, the motivational messages, the training, and the like. Such adaptation can allow a patient to more readily identify and understand the information provided by/via the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Phil Mayou, Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Leif N. Bowman, Alexandra Lynn Carlton, Laura J. Dunn, Katherine Yerre Koehler, Aarthi Mahalingam, Eli Reihman, Peter C. Simpson
  • Publication number: 20210085223
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for providing more accurate and reliable sensor data and for detecting sensor failures. Two or more electrodes can be used to generate data, and the data can be subsequently compared by a processing module. Alternatively, one sensor can be used, and the data processed by two parallel algorithms to provide redundancy. Sensor performance, including sensor failures, can be identified. The user or system can then respond appropriately to the information related to sensor performance or failure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas A. Peyser, Naresh C. Bhavaraju, Leif N. Bowman, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Peter C. Simpson
  • Publication number: 20210085226
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for communication among display devices and sensor electronics unit in an analyte monitoring system. The analyte monitoring system may include a sensor that is configured to perform measurements indicative of analyte levels. The sensor may be communicatively coupled to the sensor electronics unit. The sensor electronics unit may be configured to transmit data indicative of analyte levels to the display devices using one or more communication protocols. Furthermore, the sensor electronics unit may be configured to operate in multiple modes, and switch between the modes in response to commands received from the display devices. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Wedekind, Douglas William Burnette, Aditya Mandapaka, Zebediah L. McDaniel, Peter C. Simpson, Arturo Garcia
  • Publication number: 20210076989
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing sensor data and self-calibration are provided. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided which are capable of calibrating a continuous analyte sensor based on an initial sensitivity, and then continuously performing self-calibration without using, or with reduced use of, reference measurements. In certain embodiments, a sensitivity of the analyte sensor is determined by applying an estimative algorithm that is a function of certain parameters. Also described herein are systems and methods for determining a property of an analyte sensor using a stimulus signal. The sensor property can be used to compensate sensor data for sensitivity drift, or determine another property associated with the sensor, such as temperature, sensor membrane damage, moisture ingress in sensor electronics, and scaling factors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Sebastian Böhm, Daiting Rong, Peter C. Simpson
  • Publication number: 20210074424
    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: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Eric Johnson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Peter C. Simpson, Thomas Hall, Hari Hampapuram, Kostyantyn Snisarenko, Eli Reihman, Holly Chico, Kassandra Constantine
  • Publication number: 20210068727
    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 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, JR., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Publication number: 20210068720
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing sensor data and self-calibration are provided. In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided which are capable of calibrating a continuous analyte sensor based on an initial sensitivity, and then continuously performing self-calibration without using, or with reduced use of, reference measurements. In certain embodiments, a sensitivity of the analyte sensor is determined by applying an estimative algorithm that is a function of certain parameters. Also described herein are systems and methods for determining a property of an analyte sensor using a stimulus signal. The sensor property can be used to compensate sensor data for sensitivity drift, or determine another property associated with the sensor, such as temperature, sensor membrane damage, moisture ingress in sensor electronics, and scaling factors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Sebastian Böhm, Daiting Rong, Peter C. Simpson
  • Publication number: 20210068726
    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 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, Jr., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Patent number: 10932709
    Abstract: Sensor devices including dissolvable tissue-piercing tips are provided. The sensor devices can be used in conjunction with dissolvable needles configured for inserting the sensor devices into a host. Hardening agents for strengthening membranes on sensor devices are also provided. Methods of using and fabricating sensor devices are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: DEXCOM, INC.
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, Jennifer Blackwell, Sebastian Bohm, Michael J. Estes, Jeff Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Jack Pryor, Daiting Rong, Sean T. Saint, Disha B. Sheth, Shanger Wang
  • Patent number: 10932700
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, Jr., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Publication number: 20210052224
    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: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    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
  • Publication number: 20210045665
    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 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, JR., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Publication number: 20210045666
    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 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, JR., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin
  • Publication number: 20210045663
    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 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Peter C. Simpson, James H. Brauker, Mark C. Brister, Paul V. Goode, JR., Apurv Ullas Kamath, Aarthi Mahalingam, Jack Pryor, Matthew D. Wightlin