AACE Safety Alert

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The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists(AACE) has issued a safety alert to members onGlucose Monitoring, particularly for patients on medicare.In part the warning says:

clinicians are urged to stipulate the specific brand/model of the blood glucose meters they prescribe and check with their local pharmacies to make sure that their prescriptions are filled as written. As a safeguard, clinicians should include no substitutions or dispense as written (DAW) in the prescription.

Please link the AACE warning and encourage peersto print it out and talk with their doctor about the issues itraises.