Abbott urges proper use of FreeStyle blood glucose meters

July 31, 2006

Abbott is reminding users of its FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash blood glucose meters to check to make sure their meter is displaying the correct unit of measure (milligrams per deciliter, mg/dL) and strip calibration code each time they use their device. Abbott previously communicated that, in some cases, FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash users could inadvertently change the units of measure on their meters when in setup mode

Abbott urges proper use of FreeStyle blood glucose meters

Abbott is reminding users of its FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash blood glucose meters to check to make sure their meter is displaying the correct unit of measure (milligrams per deciliter, mg/dL) and strip calibration code each time they use their device. Abbott previously communicated that, in some cases, FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash users could inadvertently change the units of measure on their meters when in setup mode.

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