Patient story: Insulin error leads to medication safety improvements

16 Oct 2014 | Medication Safety

This is the story of Peter Couper, who has had type 1 diabetes for more than 40 years. He has managed it through a combination of insulin medicine and healthy food choices.

He had been using his latest vial of insulin for a number of days. Then one morning Peter collapsed and was found unconscious by his wife, who immediately called an ambulance.

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