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Johnson and Johnson Recalls Millions of OneTouch Verio Blood Glucose Meters

Posted Mar 30 2013 1:23am

This is an international recall and it being conducted as the machinesimage can malfunction with an extremely high reading.  LifeScan is the company that makes the product.  The machine still works for lower readings.  Be aware if you are uploading information to your PHR via the unit as you might get a warning that your glucose levels are very high.  Again the low readings seem to be ok but the high readings is where the malfunction comes in.  Getting a new unit looks to be pretty easy with using the serial number on the back of the unit.  BD 

Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling almost 2 million of its OneTouch Verio blood glucose meters because they malfunction at extremely high blood glucose levels. Laura Talavera, RN, from the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute , speaks with NBC 7’s Chris Chan about the recall and what actions patients should take…

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