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FREESTYLE LIBRE ON SALE!!!!

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

  1. chrisp1234

    chrisp1234 Parent · Member

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    Had a look at the New accuchek insight pump a few weeks ago and you still can't manually enter BG readings.
     
  2. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Thats a b*gger then!! Bit of a downfall on the pump then. I'll see if I can get a definitive answer and an explanation to them why Some patients may like an over ride...
     
  3. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Just phoned and waiting for a phone call back from the most helpful gentleman there....
     
  4. chrisp1234

    chrisp1234 Parent · Member

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    I suppose it ties you into their products, I did think it was a bit of a let down on that issue but we're still probably going to opt for that pump. The rep did say they had found an issue software wise which was being updated from the version I saw but I doubt they would change the manual entering of BG at this late stage.
     
  5. LucySW

    LucySW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone's actually arrived yet?

    Excited
     
  6. nikkid

    nikkid Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My order status is "picked" ?! But no email for delivery as of yet!!
     
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    iHs · Well-Known Member

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    I have a feeling that to get the best from the Libre, people will need to get their teststrips changed to Freestyle Optium and then a bg test csn be done using the handset as the meter instead of using another.

    I would imagine that Abbott will include some Optium strips in the starter pack.

    Accu chek Aviva strips tend to read bg at a slightly higher level than some of the other brans of teststrips but why this is so.......not sure. Many hospital diabetic clinics tend to use Abbott Optium bg meters but that might be because of the foil tie teststrip instead of strips in a tub.

    I stand to be corrected......ive just done a bg test using Optium Neo and done a test on the Aviva Expert and bg results were the same....7.3 and 7.2mmol
     
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  8. jagger38

    jagger38 · Well-Known Member

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    I would love one, just dont fancy forking out £100.00 a month for the sensors. Hoping it will come out on prescription soon...
     
  9. Omnipod

    Omnipod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My status is picked but no email from dispatch yet. Has anyone got theirs?
     
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  10. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    Not released in France yet,
    One thing that concerns me in the small print is that it says that it can be used for swimming but then says that it can't be used at more than a meter and not to be submerged for more than 30 min. I try to swim daily for as long as the weather lasts (outdoor pool, still managed it today!)
     
  11. MushyPeaBrain

    MushyPeaBrain Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine says dispatched!!!!!!!!!! :D
     
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    jodysd6 · Well-Known Member

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    My order has changed to dispatched on the website but no email yet, not that I'm excited or anything!
     
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  13. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine says despatched too!!

    But no email to say when. Which means I can't plan to work from home. Which means it will go to DPD depot. Which means delay!!! Grr
     
  14. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    It would go to a dpd depot anyway!! Distribution does not deliver each parcel individually on a direct doorstep delivery to yourself!!!
     
  15. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No what I mean is I won't be in when they delivery it, then it goes to their depot and I'll have to go and collect it.

    It's happened with them a couple times before
     
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  16. MrsB

    MrsB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Apparently the birthday fairy has ordered one for me. I'm so excited. Am hoping it will really help my control :)
     
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  17. Omnipod

    Omnipod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    yay... dispatched. delivery within 3 days
     
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  18. nikkid

    nikkid Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ahhhhhh mine is now dispatched too!!! No email though just status change on my account! So unbelievably excited for this parcel to arrive! Let's hope it's worth the wait!
     
  19. Danaemac

    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mines been dispatched :))) ( no email though )
     
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  20. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just received shipping confirmation email and tracking number
     
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