Warning over insulin infusion sets

The TGA is advising users and health professionals of an issue affecting multiple brands of insulin infusion sets.

It has been identified that there is increased number of reports of tubing disconnections for insulin infusion sets from the same manufacturer. The number of disconnections that have occurred is still very low.

The TGA has published three safety advisories relating to this issue. These are for:

* MiniMed Silhouette and MiniMed Sure-T infusion sets (from Medtronic Australasia)

* Accu-Chek Tenderlink infusion sets (from Roche