Company recalls glucose meters over display malfunction

03/26/2013 | AAFP News Now

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary LifeScan voluntarily recalled its OneTouch Verio IQ meters and asked physicians to stop distributing them because of a malfunction that could be a patient safety risk. The company said the meter turns off when registering extremely high blood glucose levels of 1024 mg/dL or greater, rather than displaying a patient warning message.

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