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Bathing In The Sea Or Salt Water. Does Libre Cope?

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by chaste, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. chaste

    chaste Type 1 · Member

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    I'm very happy with the way my libre sensors have always handled the whitewater kayaking that I put it through month by month. I've also bathed in the sea without problems and never given it a thought until now.... the Libre FAQ's say 'untested in sea water'

    So, salt water being highly corrosive what is your experience?

    Have you ever had a sensor fail in the salty environment, maybe a few days later?
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    I regularly swim in salt water and never had a problem. Although I do cover the sensor but that's more a precaution against door post and curious cats (yes, mine has pried one from my arm while I slept), and it still gets wet.
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