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Freestyle Libre and airport security

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by yossop, Apr 2, 2019.

  1. Suzypooh77

    Suzypooh77 Type 1 · Member

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    They also stabbed it for testing
     
  2. Suzypooh77

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    My gp prescribes mine, I was referred for it by my consultant as I'm 22 years diabetic and wasn't recognising hypos any more.
     
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    My gp prescribes mine, I was referred for it by my consultant as I'm 22 years diabetic and wasn't recognising hypos any more.
     
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    It's a short flexible cannula which is inserted in the arm, not a needle. A needle is only used during the insertion process, then it comes right back out again and is thrown away with the rest of the application device.

    More generally, the instructions my fiance got said that they can walk through the scanner with him, but shouldn't go on the x-ray belt for carry-ons (or checked luggage too I imagine). His specialist gave him a note to take extra devices through security without being scanned on the x-ray belt, though it was a short trip and he didn't need any extras.
     
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