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FREESTYLE LIBRE ON SALE!!!!

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by Emmotha, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    GO GO GO!

    I just placed my order :)
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Will wait till the "live" guinea pigs come with some feedback before I rush in.
     
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  3. Robert 2170

    Robert 2170 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Think I will wait till it has been out for a bit and the DVLA accept the readings from it
     
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  4. iHs

    iHs · Well-Known Member

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    I saw this being demonstrated the other day and must admit, it does look good and the person wearing it on their arm showed just how easy it was to swipe the sensor and the sensor stayed stuck.
     
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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Stupid website has been on "please wait" for 10 minutes now :(
     
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    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  8. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I saw the diabetes nurse today and she said the ppl who had tried it were really pleased.

    I like a good gadget and have bought a lot of naff stuff in the past lol.

    I'll let you know how I get on with it
     
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    daniT1D Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    iHs · Well-Known Member

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    This is being sold for a bit more than the rep quoted and also what's been quoted on the forum msgs but have just realised that the VAT has been added which needs to be deducted
     
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  11. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was expecting the price for the kit but not the individual patches.

    Tbh though i would prob save up to pay privately to have that detail of reading for 2 weeks just to help me know exactly what's going on when with my glucose. I prob won't use it all the time but deffo intrigued to see a couple of weeks data
     
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    Dashing. Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    £159.99 i'll pass haha
     
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    Just been to the site today and it's still just showing the "Register interest" link (which was a waste of time as I've registered a couple of times and have yet to receive a single email); and the page at http://www.freestylelibre.co.uk/freestyle-libre-starter-pack-english.html is dead, at least when I've just tried it now.

    Anyone have any other pages to try? Or having any luck with the site today?
     
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    nikkid Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if you will be able to stretch sensor life as you can with dexacom! Otherwise it would be very expensive to maintain past a couple of weeks!
    Let us know how you get on with it!
     
  15. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No it's not? I just clicked it and it lets me add to basket and go to the checkout with it
     
  16. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    -Artemis- Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't think you can... You have to let the reader know when you've put it in to start it - and it switches itself off automatically 14 days after that start point.


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  18. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I want to see who will be first to try it in the stomach instead of arm lol
     
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    Both pages still showing as dead for me with a server error :( I'll keep trying, could just be a temporary problem at their end (yes I've cleared browser history etc., it's not caching at my end). Thanks for confirming it's still working for you though!

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    Cherry-Pie Type 1 · Member

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    Hi all,

    I called Abbott this morning as I ordered one of these last night, but the VAT wasn't deducted. They said that this was a bug on their website & that they were resolving the issue and that my order couldn't be processed until payment was taken and payment couldn't be taken until the VAT issue was resolved! Think that's why they are having issues this morning with not taking orders/website not working. Fingers crossed they sort it out soon :)
     
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