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sleepster

Well-Known Member, Female, from Newcastle upon Tyne

v.disappointed to find the 640g now only comes in black :( Sep 22, 2020

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      sleepster
      sleepster
      v.disappointed to find the 640g now only comes in black :(
    2.  
      sleepster
      sleepster
      Nearly new pump time!
    3.  
      sleepster
      sleepster
      first unplanned libre removal when I walked into the door frame whoops!
      1. Mark in Spain
        Mark in Spain
        DONT , until you get fitted with your first sensor you just dont realise how we all skim door frames like the width of a Rizla....lol Thats exactly how I lost my 1st one after just 2 days. Doctor here in Spain forgot to tell me to secure it correctly. feeling like a pro now when it comes to door frames lol
        Sep 13, 2020
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      sleepster
      sleepster
      2 weeks on the libre and so far, so good :)
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      sleepster
      sleepster
      Libre funding has been approved, now to order the starter pack and try and work it all out! Eeek!
      1. pumper1969 likes this.
      2. pumper1969
        pumper1969
        Hi sleepster - the Libra is great. Are you on a pump too? One tip is the Libre results are around 10 mins behind a BG reading because its not testing blood, its fluid. So on critical tests like a hypo you either do a BG too, or be patient when you eat to treat the hypo, as the Libra may read BG 3.4 even though it is 5.2, it's just 10m out of date - and you end up over-treating the hypo!!
        Jun 7, 2020
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      3. sleepster
        sleepster
        Thanks @pumper1969, yes I'm a pumper too! I have been doing blood tests when the libre seems a bit off, or as you say, when it says I'm hypo, fortunately my hypo awareness is quite good. Thanks for the tips :)
        Jun 7, 2020
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      sleepster
      sleepster
      Currently trying to convince everyone I don't have coronavirus (it's a cold...)
    7.  
      sleepster
      sleepster
      Diabetes clinic appointment at new hospital next week, eek.
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      sleepster
      sleepster
      Finally getting started on levothyroxine and being very optimistic about it
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      2. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        It took me a few weeks to really adjust but it was great to not feel so tired all the time, hope you see results soon :)
        Jan 21, 2020
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      3. sleepster
        sleepster
        Jan 21, 2020
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      sleepster
      sleepster
      currently waiting to find out if I have hypothyroidism...
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