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Medtronic Recalls 630G/670G Pumps After Thousands of Injuries and One Death

FDA’s medical device recalls website has been updated with a new recall alert regarding the Medtronic 600 series pump platform (630G and 670G products). According to the FDA website, the recall is based on a faulty or missing retainer ring which helps lock the insulin cartridge into place. Medtronic is said to have received over 26k complaints about the defect with at least 2,175 injuries and 1 patient death. Below, FENIX provides thoughts on the Medtronic insulin pump recall including insight as to why Tandem may be the big winner.

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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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