Papillon Mini glucose monitors recalled

An old model FreeStyle Papillon Mini blood glucose monitor should no longer be used because it may give incorrect blood glucose readings, the TGA has warned.

Although the FreeStyle Papillon Mini monitors have not been sold in Australia since 2009, the manufacturer Abbott Diabetes Care has offered to exchange them for a new model because of potential inaccuracies in glucose readings with the old devices when used with FreeStyle Lite test strips.

In November 2013 Abbott issued a recall