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[IP] Nova Diabetes Care Recalls Test Strips



This was released on 7/30/13:


Nova Diabetes Care Recalls Test Strips  Nova Diabetes Care is voluntarily
recalling several lots of glucose test strips for reporting false, abnormally
high blood glucose readings, according to the FDA.
"The company is pulling back 21 lots of Nova Max Glucose Test Strips that were
distributed in the U.S. and internationally because of the error, according to
a release on its website.Its Nova Max Plus glucose meter kits that include
test strips from the recalled lots are also included in the recall, the
company said.Nova Diabetes Care said patients should immediately discontinue
use of the strips. The error could prompt patients to take an excessive dose
of insulin, which could lead to hypoglycemia and other serious health risks,
the FDA said.The company said it has notified all registered users, healthcare
professionals, pharmacies, and distributors about the recall."

Peter
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