Warning issued over faulty LifeScan diabetes meters

People with diabetes are being urged to check their blood glucose meters after a potentially dangerous fault was identified in two models.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said around 22,000 people use the One Touch Verio Pro and One Touch Verio IQ meters.

Both models, used across the UK, are manufactured by LifeScan.

The MHRA said the Pro gives falsely low readings and the IQ turns off if a person has an extremely high reading.

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