insulin pens

Insulin pens for diabetics may have passed HIV, Hepatitis B or C to others after being reused at The Buffalo Veterans Administration Center.

*Normally, we take it for granted that hospitals are a safe haven for a person to go and receive quality treatment for both deadly and non-fatal illnesses.

But, that’s not always the case…as some of us know too well.

The Buffalo Veterans Administration Center may have exposed over 700 patients to HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C when it was discovered during a routine pharmacy inspection November 1, that insulin pens used for diabetes patients were reused on other diabetes patients during the period of October 19, 2010 to November 2012, according to USA Today.