From AACE Press Release: “Our hope is that recognition of the problems that exist will lead to viable solutions and much more favorable outcomes for the many patients with diabetes who rely on these technologies” WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Representatives from scientific and medical societies, patient advocacy groups, government entities, the insurance industry, the health products industry and

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Sorry we missed sharing this earlier: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm406243.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery   Recall Class: Class I Date Recall Initiated: June 6, 2014 Products: Advocate Redi-Code+ BMB-BA006A Blood Glucose Test Strips – All Lots Distribution Dates: January, 2012 – June 6, 2014 Use: The Advocate Redi-Code+ BMB-BA006A Blood Glucose Test Strips are used at home by people with diabetes to monitor their blood glucose

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StripSafely salutes the Diabetes Community’s strong and sustained level of comments to the FDA Glucose meter dockets. Accuracy Matters. Thanks! Here is the count at close: The personal use ‘over the counter’ docket 373* The professional ‘prescription’ use docket 183* 556 Comments! Ain’t America Great?     * FDA notes: This count refers to the total comments received

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The diabetes community needs champions like the Diabetes Technology Society, who held an important meeting in Bethesda, Maryland on September 9, 2013 titled: “Verifying the Performance of Blood Glucose Monitors Following FDA Clearance”. THE IMPORTANT TAKEAWAY: The DTS has announced they will develop an independent post-market surveillance testing program to ensure that blood glucose monitors and

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Bill Woods of Glu interviewed Bennet Dunlap about strip accuracy and the Strip Safely campaign- take a look! Are you familiar with Glu? If you aren’t: Glu is part of the T1D Exchange, a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of people touched by T1D by facilitating better care and accelerating new

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The following link will take you to  letter from the FDA to diabetes device company. It would appear that medical device reports should have been filed when meter failed to report lows. Here is a little quote that makes it clear why we need to StripSafely: Complaints 618, 779, 728, and 818 describe events in which

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