Leakage Threat Prompts Tandem To Recall Insulin Cartridges

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Insulin users should be aware of a recent recall affecting a product used for the administration of the substance.  The recall, which was issued by Tandem Diabetes Care, affects those cartridges that are supposed to be used in connection with the t:slim Insulin Pump.  47,460 cartridges, ten to a box, are being recalled because of the possibility of a leakage.  When this occurs, the person receiving insulin could receive an incorrect amount, causing health issues if they don’t get enough insulin or if they get more than is suggested.  The items, which were made available after December 17 of this past year, ought not to be used.  Replacement cartridges can be obtained from the company.

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