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Libre and dizziness

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by inevitably, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. inevitably

    inevitably Type 1 · Newbie

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    I have just applied my third Libre sensor on my right arm. However, each time I put on the sensor, I feel generally unstable, especially the first couple of days. If the dizziness stops, or if i just accustom after the first days, I don't know, but when I tried a few weeks' break between the second and the third sensor, the difference between wearing it and not wearing it was obvious. I have a slight ache in my arm throughout the 14 days as well. Is there anyone who recognizes this feeling or has a suggestion of what might cause it?
  2. Nuck

    Nuck · Well-Known Member

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    There is an acupuncture point called LI -14 that runs close to where we put the sensor. It just so happens that this is used to treat Dizziness caused by hypertension. I have wondered in the past what injections do to these points. I Googled this I am not authoritative on this.
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