Consumers and health professionals are advised that an issue relating to the manufacturer of insulin infusion sets has affected multiple brands.
It has been identified that there is increased number of reports of tubing disconnections for insulin infusion sets supplied by this manufacturer. The number of disconnections that have occurred is still very low.
The TGA has published three safety advisories relating to this issue:
The TGA cannot give advice about an individual's medical condition. You are strongly encouraged to talk with a health professional if you are concerned about a possible adverse event associated with a medical device.
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