Safety alert for insulin pump dosages

Diabetes patients using a Medtronic insulin pump should be advised to check that the correct dosage has been programmed into the device, the TGA says.

 In a new safety information alert, the TGA has informed clinicians that users of certain Medtronic Paradigm insulin pump models may be at risk of over-infusion and hypoglycaemia if they accidentally program the device to deliver more insulin than

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