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FREESTYLE LIBRE still not sure

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by caretaker, May 29, 2017.

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  1. grva05

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    I posted on another thread that the sensors are not consistent one to another and that they can be quite far out from a finger prick; for instance the one I've just fitted at the beginning of the week read 8.6 versus an Optium Neo 7.0. I'm finding this more and more annoying as I would have to prick test quite frequently to work out what the relation between sensor and finger across a range of values is. I do like them for the ease you can watch trends and can easily report that my sugar levels become less erratic as the day wears on. Breakfast is bad for any carbs and by dinner carbs are relatively easily damped for sugar spikes - maybe it's the wine that does it.

    Do beware getting fairly sweaty. I find the smooth surface of the sensor can stick quite fast to a shirt sleeve and with the sensor adhesive weakened by warm salty sweat they can peel off very easily.
     
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