Medtronic has recalled a line of MiniMed Insulin Pumps, with the FDA calling it a Level 1 recall, its most serious level of recall.
The FDA said that the use of these devices "may cause serious injuries or death."
Pumps are being recalled due to a missing or broken retainer ring which helps to lock the insulin cartridge into place in the pump's reservoir compartment. Failing to keep the lock the insulin cartridge could cause hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.
The FDA said there have been 26,421 complaints in which the device malfunctioned in this manner, causing 2,175 injuries and one death.
The affected products are:
Here is what is recommended if you have a product covered by this recall: