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Medtronic recalls diabetes devices

Posted on Jul 31, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal – by Chris Newmarker Staff Writer Medtronic Inc. on Friday said it has initiated a recall of infusion sets – thin tubes that deliver insulin from insulin pumps to diabetes patients – because the tubes may not deliver insulin properly. Fridley-based Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said the Quick-set infusion sets may not allow insulin pumps to properly vent air pressure, and that could result in diabetics getting too much or too little insulin, a situation that could cause serious injury or death. About 60,000 of the estimated 3 million infusion...

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