Reported insulin pump temperature fluctuations lack clinical relevance
Betsy B Dokken, Michael Rosinko
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc., San Diego, CA, USA
In their recent paper, Vereshchetin et al1 suggested that the heat generated by the Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (San Diego, CA, USA) t:slim® Insulin Pump during battery charging is high enough to degrade insulin. There are several reasons that the arguments made in this paper are not relevant to patient use of the t:slim Insulin Pump.
Paul Vereshchetin, Thomas W McCann Jr, Navdeep Ojha, Ramakrishna Venugopalan, Brian L Levy
Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies, Chesterbrook, PA, USA
The authors appreciate the response from Tandem Diabetes Care Inc., specifically Dr. Dokken and Mr. Rosinko, to the, paper titled: Comparison of rechargeable versus batteryoperated insulin pumps: temperature fluctuations.1
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