Patient Dies on t:slim X2 with Basal IQ; Tandem Denies Involvement

A report has been published on the FDA MAUDE database indicating a patient using Tandem’s t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal IQ technology passed away on October 3, 2019. However, in an emailed statement to media outlets, Tandem said the t:slim X2 pump with Basal IQ was not involved in the patient’s death. Below, FENIX provides context and insight related to this news including potential read-through to the impending Control IQ approval.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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