FDA announced a RECALL of Abbott glucometer test strips.
The following strips/meters are affected; Precision Xceed Pro Precision Xtra Medisense Optium Optium OptiumEZ ReliOn Ultima
Here is a link to the FDA test strip recall. I wondered WHY my Bayer always read higher than my Optium Ez which I like better. I need to check my lots numbers myself, I expect I may have, and been using, some of the recalled strips.
Here is a direct link to the PDF file with the list of lot numbers, organized by meter model. You need an adobie PDF reader, most people have it n their computer, if not there is a free download available on the web.
It was on the NEWS last night. That was the FIRST I heard of it. I was on a ROAD TRIP when the recall happened and did NOT hear about it whatsoever till last night. I get my test strips quarterly from a DME supplier in Ohio via mail and they never notified me of the recall.
Since I DOSE my INSULIN based on meter readings, it can be IMPORTANT to me and I would expect to any other insulin users that use any of the listed meters / test strips in the recall.
Yes based on the link it is the SAME RECALL, but that does NOT mean ALL affected users got the mesage, me included. I was on the road and on Dec 22 was in Lakeland, and Dec 25 was in Kissimme and in Orlando some days. I did ahve a minor issue while down there and saw a walk-in clinic Dr in Lakeland, I guess she was not aware of a recall either.
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