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Freestyle Libre when swimming

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by chrissyrobbo, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. chrissyrobbo

    chrissyrobbo Type 1 · Member

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    What is the best cover up to use when swimming with my sensor? I had two days left and it fell off in the water?
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When I went on hols to Turkey last year I used SkinTac before putting it on. Went into a Turkish Bath, diving and swimming everyday and it stuck to me like a limpet
     
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    chrissyrobbo Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks, I’ll look into it.
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I cover mine with a square of lint and some Opsite Flexifix from a roll. I swim train regularly for an hour at a time, so put it on as soon as I put on my new Libre and I keep it on til I change sensor. I spray Cavilon underneath as I itch without and it helps to keep it on and prevents knocking off.
     
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    chrissyrobbo Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks, I’ll look at the pharmacy tomorrow and weigh up the best option.
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I tend to find all products a lot cheaper from Amazon.
     
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