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New Flash Glucose Monitoring from Abbott - Bloodless Testing

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

  1. Danaemac

    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The site has crashed :( they manage to build this wonderful new bit of technology but not a website
     
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  2. MushyPeaBrain

    MushyPeaBrain Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    :bigtears::banghead::arghh::bigtears::banghead::arghh:

    I am chomping at the bit to get one of these and I can't add it to my basket because the site has crashed!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. Danaemac

    Danaemac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Do u have an account already ? Sign in first then try it
     
  4. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes I'm really annoyed by the postage cost. But I'm impatient and wanted it anyway lol
     
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  5. Minnie45

    Minnie45 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So excited, I've just ordered mine.
     
  6. MushyPeaBrain

    MushyPeaBrain Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Created account and then ordered it! SOOOOOOOOO excited!!!!
     
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  7. Emmotha

    Emmotha Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  8. noblehead

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    So you get two sensors included, what price are they to buy afterwards and are we any further forward with NICE recommending that they be available on prescription.
     
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  9. daniT1D

    daniT1D Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    £57.95 plus postage


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  10. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Is that each or for two?
     
  11. daniT1D

    daniT1D Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Each :( ouch!


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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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  13. raregerry

    raregerry Type 2 · Member

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    Just ordered mine, looking forward to getting a better understanding of my levels though out the day. should be very intersting! Just hope the sensor will last the full 14 days on my arm. I am off to thailand for hoilday in 2 weeks so the 2nd sensor will be used on hoilday thow it in at the deep end and see how it works out, will keep you updated with progress.
    Abbott Freestyle Libre users is facebook page just ask to join. they say on there that they belive the price on the website includes vat and you will get a form with product to clain vat back, i hope so?
     
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  14. Hooked

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    Crikey, the process are steep compared to previously quoted ones; or is that with VAT added?
     
  15. raregerry

    raregerry Type 2 · Member

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    Below is copy of my order that shows 20% vat added so i will need to claim this back by looks of this. gro hmrc as i ticked the box saying i was due vat relief so the price on the website are 20% more then we will actually pay.
    1 xStarter Pack
    SPFSLUK£ 133.29

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    Shipping£ 9.00
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    Total £ 170.75
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    Order date16.10.2014
     
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  16. raregerry

    raregerry Type 2 · Member

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    I make it the sensors are costing us after vat relief £48.30 plus delivery unless you take thier subcription option then you get free delivery.
     
  17. Omnipod

    Omnipod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  18. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean the subscription option?
     
  19. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I've just had a look at the website - seems a good bit of kit but, as you need to replace the sensors once a fortnight, am I correct in thinking that, after the initial outlay, it will cost approx £120.00 per month ie £1,400.00 pa to use?
     
  20. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Roughly yes, but we don't pay VAT so it's actually £1120 a year
     
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