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J & J recalls Verio meters

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by Kayeecee, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Kayeecee

    Kayeecee Approved members

    Sep 20, 2009
  2. JNBryant

    JNBryant Approved members

    Nov 10, 2012
    I read this somewhere earlier, and I'm a little confused. With the other meters I've used, if the glucose reading is 500-600 or more, the meter just reads HI. I haven't had any issues with our Verio meter as of yet, and I'm wondering if replacing it is really necessary as a reading that high would be extremely rare??
  3. Jeff

    Jeff Founder, CWD

    Jun 1, 1995
    Verio IQ meters will fail if the blood glucose is 1024 mg/dl or higher -- specifically, it will power off and need to be reset.

    Since LifeScan is replacing the meters that have this problem with new meters that do not, I would get your meter replaced.

    As their note states, as long as blood sugars are below 1024 mg/dl, the meter will perform as expected.

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