December 22, 2010 – CBS 2 News at 5PM

If you’re diabetic and check your blood sugar to stay healthy, you better check the kind of strips you’re using.

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Abbott Labs is recalling 359 million testing strips that may give false readings with low blood sugar levels.

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The FDA says the problems are caused by a defect.

The test strips, which were manufactured between Jan. and May 2010, are sold both in retail and online settings directly to consumers, but are also used in health care facilities.

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For information on specific brands and lot numbers affected, click here.