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Methods for operating mode transitions and related infusion devices and systems

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method involves operating an infusion device to deliver fluid to a user in accordance with a first operating mode of a plurality of operating modes, obtaining operational information pertaining to the first operating mode, and obtaining clinical information pertaining to the user. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Insertion device systems and methods

An insertion device may include a device housing configured to be operatively engaged with and disengaged from a base, and engageable with an actuation device, the device housing having a carrier body supporting a piercing member. The carrier body moveable by a carrier body of the actuation device at least between a retracted position and an advanced position. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Calibration of glucose monitoring sensor and/or insulin delivery system

Disclosed are methods, apparatuses, etc. For calibrating glucose monitoring sensors and/or insulin delivery systems. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Methods and systems for improving the reliability of orthogonally redundant sensors

Methods and systems for sensor calibration and sensor glucose (sg) fusion are used advantageously to improve the accuracy and reliability of orthogonally redundant glucose sensor devices, which may include optical and electrochemical glucose sensors. Calibration for both sensors may be achieved via fixed-offset and/or dynamic regression methodologies, depending, e.g., on sensor stability and isig-ratio pair correlation. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Insertion site monitoring methods and related infusion devices and systems

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device involves obtaining one or more measurement values of a physiological condition in the body of a user during an initial monitoring period and determining a fasting reference value for a metric based on the one or more measurement values. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Infusion systems and methods for prospective closed-loop adjustments

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a patient involves predicting, by a control system associated with the infusion device, a future occurrence of an event based at least in part on historical data associated with the patient, and prior to the future occurrence of the event, automatically adjusting a control parameter for operating the infusion device based at least in part on the event and automatically operating an actuation arrangement of the infusion device to deliver the fluid to the patient based at least in part on a current measurement of the physiological condition and the adjusted control parameter.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Infusion systems and related personalized bolusing methods

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a patient involves obtaining, by a control system associated with the infusion device, an input meal indication, obtaining historical data for the patient associated with the input meal indication, determining an estimated carbohydrate amount corresponding to the input meal indication based at least in part on the historical data, determining a bolus dosage of the insulin based at least in part on the estimated carbohydrate amount, and operating an actuation arrangement of the infusion device to deliver the bolus dosage of the insulin to the patient.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Infusion systems and methods for pattern-based therapy adjustments

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a patient involves obtaining, by a control system associated with the infusion device, measurement values indicative of a condition of the patient provided by a sensing device, identifying an event pattern based at least in part on the measurement values for the condition and historical data associated with the patient, generating a notification indicative of the event pattern in response to identifying the event pattern, and adjusting operation of the infusion device to deliver the fluid to the patient in a manner that is influenced by the event pattern in response to receiving user input confirming the event pattern.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Infusion systems and methods for patient activity adjustments

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a patient involves obtaining, by a control system associated with the infusion device, user input indicating an activity by the patient, obtaining historical data for the patient corresponding to the activity, determining a probable patient response corresponding to the activity based at least in part on the historical data for the patient, determining an adjustment for delivering the fluid by the infusion device based at least in part on the probable patient response, and operating the infusion device to deliver the fluid to the patient in accordance with the adjustment.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Medication fluid infusion set component with integrated physiological analyte sensor, and corresponding fluid infusion device

Disclosed is a medical device component for delivering medication fluid to a patient. The medical device component includes a fluid infusion device to regulate delivery of medication fluid, a body-mountable base unit, and a top cover assembly that is removably couplable to the base unit and to the fluid infusion device. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

Wireless medical device with a complementary split ring resonator arrangement for suppression of electromagnetic interference

A medical device as described herein includes a communication module to process radio frequency signals associated with operation of the medical device, an antenna associated with the communication module, and a microstrip transmission component coupled between the communication module and the antenna. The transmission component includes a dielectric substrate, an electrically conductive signal trace formed overlying the upper major surface of the substrate, an electrically conductive ground plane formed overlying the lower major surface of the substrate, and a complementary split ring resonator arrangement integrally formed in the ground plane, and having a layout and dimensions tuned to cause the resonator arrangement to resonate at one or more harmonic frequencies of the nominal transmission frequency of the radio frequency signals.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153475

Physiological sensor history backfill system and method

A physiological sensor history backfill system and method including a method of sensor history backfill for a local base device operable to wirelessly communicate with a physiological sensor connected to a patient, the method including: obtaining physiological readings for the patient at a predetermined interval; storing the physiological readings at the physiological sensor as sensor physiological readings; storing the physiological readings at the local base device as historic physiological readings; obtaining a current physiological reading for the patient; transmitting the current physiological reading to the local base device in a current reading message; detecting a record gap in the historic physiological readings between the current physiological reading and the historic physiological readings; and filling the record gap in the historic physiological readings with sensor physiological readings from the physiological sensor when the current reading message does not include the sensor physiological readings to fill the record gap.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150614

Interactive patient guidance for medical devices

Medical devices and related guidance systems and methods for interactive patient guidance are provided. An exemplary method of interactively providing guidance facilitating operation of a medical device involves identifying, at a computing device communicatively coupled to the medical device, a user objective associated with the medical device, obtaining, at the computing device from the medical device, user interface status information corresponding to a current state of a user interface of the medical device, and providing, on a display associated with the computing device, guidance information influenced by the user interface status information and the user objective. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137938

Patient monitoring systems and methods with automated display toggling

Systems, devices and methods are provided for monitoring a physiological condition of a patient. An exemplary method involves a computing device obtaining measurement data for the physiological condition of the patient, providing a graphical user interface display pertaining to monitoring the physiological condition of the patient and identifying a toggling condition for the graphical user interface display. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137252

Patient monitoring systems and methods with event log integration

Systems, devices and methods are provided for monitoring a physiological condition of a patient. An exemplary method involves a client computing device monitoring a first network for an indication data is available from a monitoring device associated with the patient, and in response to detecting the indication, establishing a communications session with the monitoring device on the first network and receiving the measurement data from the monitoring device over the first network. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126073

Methods and apparatus for detecting and reacting to insufficient hypoglycemia response

A method for providing blood glucose data is provided. In response to a suspension of a continuous basal insulin delivery, by an insulin delivery pump, the method identifies a condition indicating continuing hypoglycemia that continues when basal insulin delivery is suspended; and performs an action, by the insulin delivery pump, based on identifying the condition.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126070

Belt clip

A belt clip assembly is disclosed. The belt clip assembly includes a device retainer having a first retainer defined to retain a clip pin. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104410

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101151

Medical devices and related updating methods and systems

Apparatus are provided for medical devices and related operating systems and methods. An exemplary medical device includes a motor, one or more data storage elements to maintain control information, and a control module coupled to the motor and the one or more data storage elements. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099092

Infusion systems and methods for automated exercise mitigation

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a user involves a control system associated with the infusion device obtaining a first measurement indicative of a physiological condition of the user from a first sensing arrangement, obtaining one or more measurements from a second sensing arrangement indicative of a second condition of the user. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085524

User-configurable closed-loop notifications and infusion systems incorporating same

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a user involves storing alert configuration information for the user, identifying an alert condition while operating the infusion device to deliver the fluid based at least in part on the alert configuration information for the user, and in response to identifying the alert condition, providing a user notification in accordance with the user's stored alert configuration information.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085523

User-configurable closed-loop notifications and infusion systems incorporating same

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a user involves storing alert configuration information for the user, identifying an alert condition while operating the infusion device to deliver the fluid based at least in part on the alert configuration information for the user, and in response to identifying the alert condition, providing a user notification in accordance with the user's stored alert configuration information.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074012

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074011

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074010

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071456

Data modification for predictive operations and devices incorporating same

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device capable of delivering fluid to a user involves obtaining a sequence of measurements indicative of a condition of the user that is influenced by the fluid and modifying one or more unusable measurements in the sequence using one or more other usable measurements in the sequence to obtain a modified sequence of measurements. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064888

Systems for managing reservoir chamber pressure

Systems for managing pressure in a fluid reservoir chamber of a fluid infusion device are provided. For example, a fluid infusion device comprises a housing having a reservoir chamber that receives a fluid reservoir and a pump chamber. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064868

Pump clip for a fluid infusion device

A pump clip for a fluid infusion device is provided. The pump clip includes a mount. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064867

Pump clip for a fluid infusion device

A pump clip for a fluid infusion device is provided. The pump clip includes a clip base having a first end opposite a second end. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036475

Low cost fluid delivery device

Embodiments of the invention described herein include low cost infusion devices having basal and/or bolus fluid delivery options. Embodiments of the device include a housing, a reservoir to contain the fluid, a source of pressure to exert a force to expel the fluid contained in the reservoir, a bolus port adapted to receive an optional extra dose of fluid, and a cannula in fluid communication with the reservoir and the bolus port. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

01/25/18 / #20180021515

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364660

Medical devices and related event pattern treatment recommendation methods

Infusion devices and related patient management systems and methods are provided. An exemplary method of presenting information pertaining to operation of an infusion device to deliver fluid to a body of a patient involves identifying a plurality of event patterns within different monitoring periods based on measurement values for the patient's condition, prioritizing the identified event patterns based on one or more prioritization criteria, filtering the prioritized list of identified event patterns based on one or more filtering criteria, and then providing a respective pattern guidance display for each identified event pattern remaining in the filtered prioritized list. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

12/21/17 / #20170361018

External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities

An infusion system for infusing a liquid into a body includes an external infusion device and a remote commander. The external infusion device includes a housing, a receiver, a processor and an indication device. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351851

Fingerprint enhanced authentication for medical devices in wireless networks

An infusion system to administer fluid is disclosed. The infusion system includes an infusion pump having a pump processor, a pump memory and a pump radio to enable bi-directional communication. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

12/07/17 / #20170347933

Polycarbonate urea/urethane polymers for use with analyte sensors

Embodiments of the invention provide compositions useful in analyte sensors as well as methods for making and using such compositions and sensors. In typical embodiments of the invention, the sensor is a glucose sensor comprising an analyte modulating membrane formed from a polymer composition having carbonate and aromatic isocyanate chains, a composition observed to provide such membranes with improved material properties such as enhanced thermal and hydrolytic stability.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340819

Monitoring the operating health of a force sensor in a fluid infusion device

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to force imparted thereto during, for example, fluid delivery operations. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340818

Systems for set connector assembly with lock

A fluid infusion device is provided. The fluid infusion device includes a housing that includes a lock and a set connector assembly removably coupled to the housing to define a fluid flow path from the fluid infusion device. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340817

Systems for set connector assembly with lock

A set connector assembly for a fluid infusion device is provided. The set connector assembly includes a connector having a body. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340816

Systems for set connector assembly with lock

A set connector assembly for a fluid infusion device is provided. The set connector assembly includes a connector having a body. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340811

Mechanical injection pump and method of use

A mechanical injection pump wearable by a user to deliver a first fluid and a second fluid, including: a pump body having a first fluid chamber to hold the first fluid and a second fluid chamber to hold the second fluid; a common connector having a first inlet, a second inlet, and a common outlet; a first fluid system including the first fluid chamber, a first button drive connected to the first fluid chamber, and first fluid delivery path between the first fluid chamber and the first inlet; and a second fluid system including the second fluid chamber, a second button drive connected to the second fluid chamber, and second fluid delivery path between the second fluid chamber and the second inlet. Force by the user on the button drive increases pressure within the fluid chamber to drive a predetermined volume of the fluid from the fluid chamber.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333629

Data derived pre-bolus delivery

A medical therapy system to deliver a pre-bolus volume of medicant is disclosed. The medical therapy system includes an infusion pump that has a case containing a processor, memory, a drive mechanism, a reservoir, communication hardware and a sensor system. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333621

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333620

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328861

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170326296

Predicted time to assess and/or control a glycemic state

Presented here are techniques for controlling glucose levels of a patient based on predicted time to a target glucose level. One methodology predicts a trajectory of the blood glucose level based on past observations of the blood glucose level, determines a cost expression based on the trajectory, and affects a future command to an infusion pump to affect a cost value according to the cost expression. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325736

Closed-loop glucose and/or insulin control system

Disclosed are a method and/or system for determining a suggested change in a recommended therapy for a patient based, at least in part, on sensor measurements, and generating an alert to an attendant in a hospital environment upon detection of the suggested change. In another embodiment, a method and/or system is directed to automatically determining a maximum interval to alert an attendant following receipt of a measurement at an operator interface. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325723

Sensor set

A sensor set is provided for sensing of a body characteristic, such as glucose. The sensor set includes a mounting base for the sensor including a shim adapted to prevent pull up of the sensor and a connector to connect to the mounting base and has an improved structure for connecting the mounting base to the connector. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290978

Geofencing for medical devices

A medical therapy system for delivering at least two therapies based on a geographic location of the medical therapy system is disclosed. The medical therapy system includes an infusion pump having a case that contains a processor, memory, a drive mechanism, a reservoir, a radio, and a sensor suite. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290546

Analyte sensor

A simple, disposable sensing device for sensing an analyte is housed in a single case. The sensing device can transmit sensor data to monitoring device(s). ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290535

Analyte sensor with indicators

A simple sensing device includes a case with one or more indicators to indicate levels of an analyte such as glucose. The sensing device for self-monitoring an analyte includes a single, flexible case adapted to adhere to a skin of a patient. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290534

Sensor and transmitter product

A medical sensor device includes a sensor assembly including an underside surface for attachment against a patient's skin, a sensor portion to detect a characteristic of the patient, and sensor assembly contacts which in operation carry signals representing the detected characteristic. The device also includes a transmitter assembly removably engageable with the sensor assembly and including circuitry to take the signals from the sensor assembly contacts and to transmit readings of the detected characteristic to external equipment. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290533

Insertion device

Embodiments relate to an insertion device that includes: a plunger coupled with a lock collar. The insertion device houses contents including: a striker including self-locking striker snap arm(s) where the striker is kept from firing by a striker spring captured between the plunger and the striker when the insertion device is in a cocked position; a sensor assembly; and a needle carrier that holds a piercing member, the needle carrier captured between the striker and a needle carrier spring where a self-releasing snap(s) keeps the needle carrier cocked, where the plunger prevents the self-releasing snap(s) from repositioning and releasing the needle carrier. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290532

Sensor connections

This disclosure generally relates to medical devices that include a sensor transmitter assembly that includes a sensor assembly including a sensor module where a first sensor including a first sensor head having at least one first sensor contact pad is combined with a second sensor including a second sensor head having at least one second sensor contact pad. The sensor transmitter assembly also includes a transmitter assembly positioned on a top of the sensor assembly to form a single unit, the transmitter assembly having at least one transmitter contact disposed on a base of the transmitter assembly, where the first sensor contact pad(s) and the second sensor form a connection path with the transmitter contact(s).. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290512

Sensor and transmitter product

This disclosure generally relates to medical devices that include a transmitter assembly positioned on top of a sensor assembly. A sensor assembly includes a sensor base having a bottom surface and a top surface having an interface. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

10/05/17 / #20170281867

Regulating entry into a closed-loop operating mode of an insulin infusion system

An electronic controller for an insulin infusion device includes at least one processor device and at least one memory element that cooperate to provide a processor-implemented closed-loop initiation module. The initiation module is operated to obtain a most recent calibration factor for a continuous glucose sensor, the most recent calibration factor representing a first conversion value applicable to convert a first sensor value to a first blood glucose value. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266374

Infusion set connector for a fluid reservoir

An assembly for a fluid infusion device is disclosed herein. The assembly includes a fluid reservoir and an infusion set component. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266373

Needleless infusion set connector and related assembly for a fluid infusion device

A fluid delivery assembly for an infusion device is disclosed herein. The fluid delivery assembly includes a body section having a fluid chamber, a fitting section extending from the body section, and a plug component. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266368

Coupling interface for locking an actuator of a fluid infusion device to a stopper of a fluid reservoir

An assembly for an infusion device that delivers fluid to a user is disclosed. The assembly includes a reservoir and a piston actuator. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261462

Sensor detection pads with integrated fuse

A monitor system to monitor a characteristic of a user is disclosed. A monitor system includes a sensor producing signals indicative of glucose characteristics within the user. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

09/14/17 / #20170258989

Insertion device for insertion set

An insertion device for use with an insertion set is provided. The insertion device includes a first housing having a rail. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248542

Physiological characteristic sensors and methods for forming such sensors

A physiological characteristic sensor, a method for forming a physiological characteristic sensor, and a method for forming a platinum deposit having a rough surface are presented here. The method for forming a physiological characteristic sensor includes immersing a sensor electrode in a platinum electrolytic bath. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

08/10/17 / #20170224919

System and/or method for glucose sensor calibration

The subject matter disclosed herein relates to systems, methods and/or devices for calibrating sensor data to be used in estimating a blood glucose concentration. A relationship between sensor measurements and reference readings may be used to estimate a relationship between sensor measurements and blood glucose concentration. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215775

Orthogonally redundant sensor systems and methods

A continuous glucose monitoring system may include a hand-held monitor, a transmitter, an insulin pump, and an orthogonally redundant glucose sensor, which may comprise an optical glucose sensor and a non-optical glucose sensor. The former may be a fiber optical sensor, including a competitive glucose binding affinity assay with a glucose analog and a fluorophore-labeled glucose receptor, which is interrogated by an optical interrogating system, e.g., a stacked planar integrated optical system. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209082

Methods and systems for improving the reliability of orthogonally redundant sensors

Methods and systems for sensor calibration and sensor glucose (sg) fusion are used advantageously to improve the accuracy and reliability of orthogonally redundant glucose sensor devices, which may include optical and electrochemical glucose sensors. Calibration for both sensors may be achieved via fixed-offset and/or dynamic regression methodologies, depending, e.g., on sensor stability and isig-ratio pair correlation. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209080

Methods and systems for improving the reliability of orthogonally redundant sensors

Methods and systems for sensor calibration and sensor glucose (sg) fusion are used advantageously to improve the accuracy and reliability of orthogonally redundant glucose sensor devices, which may include optical and electrochemical glucose sensors. Calibration for both sensors may be achieved via fixed-offset and/or dynamic regression methodologies, depending, e.g., on sensor stability and isig-ratio pair correlation. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

07/13/17 / #20170197030

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

07/06/17 / #20170189617

Advance diagnosis of infusion device operating mode viability

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device to deliver fluid to a user in accordance with an operating mode involves obtaining operational information pertaining to one or more prior instances of the operating mode, obtaining status information pertaining to the infusion device, and determining a diagnosis time based at least in part on the operational information. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185733

Retrospective sensor systems, devices, and methods

A method for retrospective calibration of a glucose sensor uses stored values of measured working electrode current (isig) to calculate a final sensor glucose (sg) value retrospectively. The isig values may be preprocessed, discrete wavelet decomposition applied. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170184527

Sensor systems, devices, and methods for continuous glucose monitoring

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) may be used in conjunction with continuous glucose monitoring (cgm) to enable identification of valid and reliable sensor data, as well implementation of smart calibration algorithms.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170182307

Fluid infusion device and related sealing assembly for a needleless fluid reservoir

Disclosed herein is a fluid infusion device of the type that delivers medication fluid to the body of a patient. The device includes or cooperates with a fluid reservoir, and the device has a sealing assembly to receive and form a fluid seal with the fluid reservoir. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181677

Methods, systems, and devices for sensor fusion

A single, optimal, fused sensor glucose value may be calculated based on respective sensor glucose values of a plurality of redundant working electrodes (wes) of a glucose sensor. Respective electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedures may be performed for each of the wes to obtain values of membrane resistance (rmem) for each we. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181676

Sensor systems, devices, and methods for continuous glucose monitoring

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) may be used in conjunction with continuous glucose monitoring (cgm) to enable identification of valid and reliable sensor data, as well implementation of smart calibration algorithms.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181673

Sensor systems, devices, and methods for continuous glucose monitoring

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) may be used in conjunction with continuous glucose monitoring (cgm) to enable identification of valid and reliable sensor data, as well implementation of smart calibration algorithms.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181672

Sensor systems, devices, and methods for continuous glucose monitoring

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) may be used in conjunction with continuous glucose monitoring (cgm) to enable identification of valid and reliable sensor data, as well implementation of smart calibration algorithms.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181671

Sensor-unspecific calibration methods and systems

An unscented kalman filter is used to enable sensor calibration independently of the actual design of the subject sensors. By utilizing an unscented kalman filter, an underlying calibration methodology is developed that is sensor-unspecific, such that a single calibration methodology and related systems may be used to calibrate various sensors, without the need to re-calculate a calibration factor for each specific sensor, and without the need to design a separate filtering mechanism to compensate for noise. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176381

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/22/17 / #20170172474

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/22/17 / #20170172471

Biostable glucose permeable polymer

A new biostable glucose permeable polymer has been developed which is useful, for example, in implantable glucose sensors. This biostable glucose permeable polymer has a number of advantageous characteristics and, for example, does not undergo hydrolytic cleavage and degradation, thereby providing a composition that facilitates long term sensor stability in vivo. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165023

Product packaging

A product allows gaseous manufacturing by-products to be vented from the inside a sealed package tray. An exemplary method for packaging a device includes sealing the device inside a package tray with a gas-permeable sealing material, resulting in a sealed package tray. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/15/17 / #20170164879

Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems, devices, and related methods

A diagnostic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (eis) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing electrodes. The parameters may include real impedance, imaginary impedance, impedance magnitude, and/or phase angle. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/08/17 / #20170157322

Connection and alignment detection systems and methods

A medical device includes a first housing portion (fhp) and a second housing portion (shp) configured to be to be movable relative to each other from a first position to operatively engage at a second position to couple at least one of a drive device and a needle-inserting device supported by one of the fhp and the shp to a reservoir supported by the other of the fhp and the shp. Electronic circuitry configured to detect at least one of a first magnetic interaction between a magnet and at least one of a first magnetically attractive material and a first magnet-responsive device and a second magnetic interaction between the magnet and at least one of a second magnetically attractive material and a second magnet-responsive device, and to provide a signal or a change in state in response to detecting at least one of the interactions.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/08/17 / #20170157321

Connection and alignment detection systems and methods

A medical device includes a first housing portion (fhp) and a second housing portion (shp) configured to be to be movable relative to each other from a first position to operatively engage at a second position to couple at least one of a drive device and a needle-inserting device supported by one of the fhp and the shp to a reservoir supported by the other of the fhp and the shp. Electronic circuitry configured to detect at least one of a first magnetic interaction between a magnet and at least one of a first magnetically attractive material and a first magnet-responsive device and a second magnetic interaction between the magnet and at least one of a second magnetically attractive material and a second magnet-responsive device, and to provide a signal or a change in state in response to detecting at least one of the interactions.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/08/17 / #20170157319

Infusion set component with modular fluid channel element

An infusion set component of a fluid infusion device and/or a fluid infusion port component for delivery of fluid to a patient is compatible with a cooperating fluid channel module. The fluid channel module includes a body section having coupling features to mate with a base of the component. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

06/01/17 / #20170150911

Methods and systems for improving the reliability of orthogonally redundant sensors

Methods and systems for sensor calibration and sensor glucose (sg) fusion are used advantageously to improve the accuracy and reliability of orthogonally redundant glucose sensor devices, which may include optical and electrochemical glucose sensors. Calibration for both sensors may be achieved via fixed-offset and/or dynamic regression methodologies, depending, e.g., on sensor stability and isig-ratio pair correlation. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/11/17 / #20170127985

Sensor set

An improved sensor set is provided for sensing of a body characteristic, such as glucose. The sensor set includes a mounting base for the sensor and a connector to connect to the mounting base. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/11/17 / #20170127982

Sensor set

A sensor set is provided for sensing of a body characteristic, such as glucose. The sensor set includes a mounting base for the sensor and a connector to connect to the mounting base and has an improved structure for connecting the mounting base to the connector. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124930

Display element diagnostic based on operating current

The disclosed subject matter relates to diagnostic procedures and related device architectures that check the operating health of a display element of a host electronic device. In certain embodiments, a method of checking the health of the display element begins by entering a diagnostic health check mode for the host electronic device. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124929

Detecting breakage in a display element

The disclosed subject matter relates to diagnostic procedures and related device architectures that check the operating health of a display element of a host electronic device. In certain embodiments, a display apparatus for an electronic device includes a display element, a display controller, a conductive trace, and a detection circuit. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/04/17 / #20170119968

Safeguarding measures for a closed-loop insulin infusion system

Processor-implemented methods of controlling an insulin infusion device for a user are provided here. A first method obtains a current insulin on board (iob) value that estimates active insulin in the user, and compensates a calculated insulin infusion rate in response to the obtained iob value. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

05/04/17 / #20170119966

Coordination of control commands in a medical device system based on synchronization status between devices

A medical device system includes at least one controllable patient-worn or patient-carried medical device, and a plurality of controller devices that are capable of independently controlling features or functions of the patient medical device. Control commands and other data is wirelessly communicated among the patient medical device and the multiple controller devices. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/27/17 / #20170113001

Medical devices and related methods and systems for data transfer

Medical devices and related systems and operating methods for communicating data therewith are provided. An exemplary method involves the medical device detecting an interfacing device coupled to the medical device via a physical communications medium, initializing a wireless communications session with the interfacing device in response to detecting the interfacing device, modulating an electrical signal between the interfacing device and the medical device to transmit data from the medical device to the interfacing device via the physical communications medium, and receiving communications, such as acknowledgments of the transmitted data, from the interfacing device via the wireless communications session.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/20/17 / #20170106144

Medical devices and related event pattern presentation methods

Infusion devices and related patient management systems and methods are provided. An exemplary method of presenting information pertaining to operation of an infusion device to deliver fluid to a body of a patient involves identifying a plurality of event patterns within different monitoring periods based on measurement values for the patient's condition, prioritizing the identified event patterns based on one or more prioritization criteria, filtering the prioritized list of identified event patterns based on one or more filtering criteria, and then providing a respective pattern guidance display for each identified event pattern remaining in the filtered prioritized list.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/20/17 / #20170106139

Personal medical device and method of use with restricted mode challenge

A personal medical device and method of use with restricted mode challenge having a personal medical device including: a memory operable to store programming code; a processor operably connected to the memory; a user input having input buttons to receive input from the user; and a user display to display output to the user. The processor is operable to: detect a user request for entry to the restricted mode; display a user input image on the user display, the user input image including display buttons corresponding to the input buttons; highlight one of the display buttons; detect actuation of one of the input buttons on the user input; and deny entry to the restricted mode when the one of the input buttons does not correspond to the highlighted display button.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099698

Protocol translation device

A protocol translation device for use with a first apparatus having a battery compartment and communicating over a first wireless protocol, and for use with a second apparatus communicating over a second wireless protocol. The protocol translation device can include a battery casing sized to fit within the battery compartment, the battery casing defining an interior volume; a translator having a first antenna operable to communicate with the first apparatus, a second antenna operable to communicate with the second apparatus, and a translator circuit operably connected between the first antenna and the second antenna; and a battery operably connected to power the translator. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

04/06/17 / #20170095610

Personal injection device

A personal injection device wearable by a user to deliver fluid from a reservoir to the user, the personal injection device including: a quartz oscillator operable to generate a constant frequency signal; a control circuit operably connected to the quartz oscillator, the control circuit being operable to generate a drive signal in response to the constant frequency signal; a stator operably connected to the control circuit and defining a rotor gap, the stator being operable to generate an oscillatory field in the rotor gap in response to the drive signal; a magnetic rotor disposed in the rotor gap, the magnetic rotor being operable to rotate in response to the oscillatory field; and a pump operably connected to the magnetic rotor, the pump being operable to move the fluid from the reservoir to the user in response to the rotation of the magnetic rotor.. . ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/30/17 / #20170087300

Infusion devices and related rescue detection methods

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device to deliver fluid to a body of a user involves obtaining measurement values for a physiological condition influenced by the fluid, autonomously operating the infusion device to deliver the fluid based at least in part on the measurement values, and detecting a nonactionable condition based on the measurement values. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079564

Method of and system for stabilization of sensors

A blood glucose sensing system includes a sensor and a sensor electronics device. The sensor includes a plurality of electrodes. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/16/17 / #20170072140

Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating same

Apparatus are provided for infusion devices and related control systems and methods. In one embodiment, an infusion device includes a voided portion adapted to receive a shaft portion that includes a shaft coupled to a plunger of a reservoir. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/16/17 / #20170072136

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/16/17 / #20170072135

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065212

Method and/or system for determining blood glucose reference sample times

Subject matter disclosed herein relates to monitoring and/or controlling blood glucose levels in patients. In particular, times for obtaining metered blood glucose samples of a patient may be altered based, at least in part, on a blood glucose level of said patient observed from a blood glucose sensor.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056589

Fluid reservoir seating procedure for a fluid infusion device

A fluid infusion device including a housing that receives a sealed fluid reservoir is presented here. The fluid infusion device includes a drive motor assembly, an actuation mechanism, a force sensor, and at least one processor in the housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

03/02/17 / #20170055892

Foldover sensors and methods for making and using them

The invention disclosed herein includes sensors having three dimensional configurations that allow expansive “360°” sensing (i.e. Sensing analyte from multiple directions) in the environments in which such sensors are disposed. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053552

Management and prioritization of the delivery of glycemic insight messages

A computer-implemented system and related method of managing use of a diabetes management device are presented here. An embodiment of the method obtains a number of glycemic insight messages for delivery to a user device associated with a user of the diabetes management device, each of the glycemic insight messages conveying information regarding a relationship between an insight event derived from patient-specific historical input data and a glycemic outcome. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053084

Data analytics and reporting of glucose-related information

A computer-implemented system and related method of reporting glucose information for a user of a diabetes management device are presented here. An embodiment of the method obtains input data for the user of the diabetes management device, and identifies a glycemic response event based on an analysis of the obtained input data. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053072

Data analytics and insight delivery for the management and control of diabetes

A computer-implemented system and related method of managing use of a diabetes management device are presented here. An embodiment of the method obtains input data for a user of the diabetes management device, and compares the input data against historical event/outcome combinations maintained for the user. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049973

Smart connection interface

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049964

Personalized parameter modeling methods and related devices and systems

Medical devices and related patient management systems and parameter modeling methods are provided. An exemplary method involves obtaining, by a computing device, historical measurements of a condition in a body of the patient previously provided by a sensing device, obtaining, by the computing device, historical operational context information associated with preceding operation of one or more of an infusion device and the sensing device, obtaining, by the computing device, historical values for a parameter from one or more of the infusion device and the sensing device, determining, by the computing device a patient-specific model of the parameter based on relationships between the historical measurements, the historical operational context information and the historical values, and providing, by the computing device via a network, the patient-specific model to one of the infusion device, the sensing device or a client device.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049963

Personalized parameter modeling methods and related devices and systems

Medical devices and related patient management systems and parameter modeling methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating a sensing device associated with a patient involves obtaining current operational context information associated with the sensing device, obtaining a parameter model associated with the patient, calculating a current parameter value based on the parameter model and the current operational context information, obtaining one or more signals from a sensing element configured to measure a condition in a body of the patient, and providing an output that is influenced by the calculated current parameter value and the one or more signals.. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049962

Methods for providing sensor site rotation feedback and related infusion devices and systems

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device to deliver fluid to a body of a user involves identifying a current site location on the body of the user associated with a sensing arrangement providing sensed measurements of a physiological condition in the body of the user at the current site location, determining one or more performance metrics associated with the current site location corresponding to operation of the infusion device to deliver the fluid in response to the sensed measurements, and providing sensor site feedback in a manner that is influenced by the one or more performance metrics. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049961

Infusion devices and related patient ratio adjustment methods

Infusion systems, infusion devices, and related operating methods are provided. An exemplary method of operating an infusion device to deliver a bolus amount of fluid influencing a physiological condition in a body of a user involves identifying, based on measurement values for the physiological condition, a residual value for the physiological condition resulting from the bolus amount of the fluid and determining an updated ratio for a subsequent bolus by adjusting an initial ratio influencing the bolus amount to compensate for the residual value. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049386

Personalized event detection methods and related devices and systems

Medical devices and related patient management systems and event detection methods are provided. An exemplary method of detecting events pertaining to operation of a medical device, such as an infusion device, involves obtaining measurements indicative of a condition in a body of a patient, determining statistics for an analysis interval based on the measurements, and determining an event probability associated with the analysis interval based on historical event data associated with the patient. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049383

Data analytics and generation of recommendations for controlling glycemic outcomes associated with tracked events

A computer-implemented system and related method of reporting glucose information for a user of a diabetes management device are presented here. An embodiment of the method obtains input data for the user of the diabetes management device, and identifies a tracked glycemic response event. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

02/16/17 / #20170043088

External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities

An infusion system for infusing a liquid into a body includes an external infusion device and a remote commander. The external infusion device includes a housing, a receiver, a processor and an indication device. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc

01/26/17 / #20170021100

System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery

A system and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery which accurately calculates a delivery amount based on a sensed biological state by adjusting an algorithm's programmable control parameters. The algorithm calculates a delivery amount having proportional, derivative, and basal rate components. ... Medtronic Minimed Inc








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