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New Flash Glucose Monitoring from Abbott - Bloodless Testing

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Omnipod, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Thanks for the reply Smidge.

    They'll always be teething problems in the initial stages, but not responding to users tweets is ridiculous and unprofessional, it's the trial users who are providing the feedback to others like ourselves who will decide on whether to ask our HCP's for this monitor. Hope Abbott get their act together and issue an apology and address the users concerns, for the good of all.
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Crikey I have never had a set come off stuck to my bum. Stomach and leg yes, but not bum.
     
  3. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Your bum triumphs over any and all challenges! :)
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1412608234.764780.jpg

    See, the glue sticks perfect, but in this case the cannula bit became detached!! Lol!
     
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  5. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    The lines on bum are from where the tube presses against the skin!!
     
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    daniT1D Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wish they'd let us know the release date! I'm rubbish at waiting!


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  7. beanbear

    beanbear Prediabetes · Member

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    I called them today as chomping at the bit, the lady was lovely and said it will be within the next few days! Eeeeek!
     
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    kitty55 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I emailed them the other day asking when it would be launched in the UK and available to public and they got back to me within half a day saying their webshop will be launched in the next few days. Okay she didn't give me an exact date but hopefully "the next few days" won't be long as I can't wait. My brother has trialled it in Germany and was thrilled how well it worked:)
     
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  9. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Thanks Kitty, that's good to know:)
     
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  10. Danaemac

    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Still nothing ? I hope it's released for Xmas
     
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  11. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    Maybe Santa will bring us all one. :woot:
     
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  12. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Just working with @Spiker on a letter to go to my CCG research and development department. Will post the contents of it when finalised tonight....will then adjust it to go to Chairperson of my CCG...may be something that others may consider doing? Based upon all type 1's...
     
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  13. Danaemac

    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he will pay for it for6 months too @Hooked :))
     
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  14. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    Sounds like a good idea, though I'd wait to see how well it works in practise before sending anything off.
     
  15. smidge

    smidge LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all!

    I emailed Abbotts again today saying that I'd like to speak to my consultant about the libre tomorrow but am nervous about doing so because there is no sign of it and the timescale they said has come and gone with no news. They emailed straight back to say they are working towards releasing this month and are just being careful to make sure everything's in place.

    Smidge
     
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  16. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Have they also responded to people on Twitter?
     
  17. Omnipod

    Omnipod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is their last tweet:
    Abbott‏@AbbottNewsOct 6
    @StressedDiabet EU countries of GER, FR, IT, NL, SP, SWE & UK will launch #FreeStyleLibre system within the month.

    So within 'THE' month. I guess they have 20 days to get themselves sorted
     
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  18. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I can't see the pages, but a month sounds good, lets hope they get on top of the teething problems and the monitor is a success.
     
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