What are the potential hazards of expired or defective diabetic test strips?

RON: A WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE TEST STRIPS, RESELLING THEM TO A SOURCE WHO THEN SOLD THEM ON THE BLACK MARKET. WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF EXPIRED OR DEFECTIVE STRIPS? WE WELCOME DR. JAMES IRELAND FROM THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE… GOOD MORNING DOCTOR. FIRST OF ALL — I DIDN’T EVEN KNOW THERE WAS A BLACK MARKET FOR DIABETIC STRIPS – WHEN DID THIS START? RON: DR. IRELAND: WHAT ARE SOME OF THE DANGERS OF PURCHASING SOMETHING LIKE THIS DIABETES AFFECTS THOUSANDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN HAWAII SO THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ISSUE. RON: DR. IRELAND: YOU BROUGHT A REAL STRIP WITH YOU – HOW DOES IT WORK? Demonstrates the proper use of a strip. RON:.

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