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Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump safety alert

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The TGA has warned health professionals of three potential but rare issues with the Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump.
Medtronic, in consultation with the TGA, issued a safety advisory this week regarding three potential issues including a loose drive support cap with the cap sticking out, sensor graph timeout and water damage with its Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump.
The affected model numbers are: 
The sensor graph timeout issue only applies to users who have a Paradigm VEO pump (model numbers MMT-554 and MMT-754), and only if they use Medtronic Continuous Glucose Monitoring and have the Low Glucose Suspend feature enabled.
If a patient presents with a Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump that exhibits any of the identified issues, please advise them of the information provided for consumers in the above section.


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