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URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: FreeStyle Flash® and FreeStyle® Blood Glucose Monitoring System

Recently, Abbott Diabetes Care released information on their recall of FreeStyle Flash and FreeStyle Blood Glucose monitoring systems. These meters may produce incorrectly low readings when used with FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Blood Glucose Test Strips. These incorrect results may result in significant results to your health.

  1. Discontinue use of your FreeStyle Flash or FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meters and contact Abbott Diabetes Care customer service at 1-888-345-5364. Abbott will send you a new blood glucose meter free of charge
  2. When you receive your meter, immediately dispose of your old meter in accordance to your local and state disposal regulations

Some symptoms of high blood sugar are excessive thirst, weakness, blurred vision, nausea, excessive urination, vomiting, and abdominal pain. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms or are not feeling well, contact your health care professional immediately.

 

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