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Reported insulin pump temperature fluctuations lack clinical relevance

Authors Dokken BB, Rosinko M

Received 23 November 2016

Accepted for publication 24 November 2016

Published 20 February 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 43—46

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/MDER.S128526

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


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.

Authors’ reply
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

View original paper by Vereshchetin et al.

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