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Re: [IP] Free Style Libre



I guess its what individual people need.

 I have never myself felt at risk that "passing out or dieing" from a low blood
sugar, so I do not miss the alarms at all. YMMV.

Buster in MD



 > On Dec 23, 2017, at 5:19 PM, Nora Nevers
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
 > I have to ask - those that hated the alarms on the Dex - would you rather
pass
 > out or die from low blood sugar or find out about it and have a change to
fixt
> it. I'd give a lot to have a Dex again. It woke me in the middle of the night
> several times when I dropped to the 30's so I call it a life saver.
> 
> Nora Nevers
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of d-d
> Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2017 1:45 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Free Style Libre
> 
> I forgot to say that my ex-husband absolutely hated the Dexcom alarms,
> especially when the receiver and my phone shrieked in unison.
> 
> Denise Br.
> 
> 
> On 12/23/2017 11:59 AM, busterq wrote:
>> best available here in the US so Ibve been using it. The alarms drive me
 > and my > wife crazy; also it was never as accurate as the Navigator. The
Libre
> reminds me
>> of the Navigator. So far I love it.
>> 
>> 
>> Buster in MD
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Dec 23, 2017, at 9:00 AM, d-d
>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> A Libre sensor is stuck on my arm. It informed me that I have 2 days
> left.B > BG is in the low 100s (I scanned twice; once just to see and once to
> add a note
>> that I'm administering insulin).B I trust the readings - they seem to 
>> be very close to fingersticks and I'm comfy without confirming most of the
> time.
>>> My local Walgreens is my supplier and they're charging $87.99 for 2
 > sensors.B > I pay OOP because Medicaid/Medicare won't.B The reader cost
$84.99.B
> Quite a bit
>> cheaper than the Dexcom, which I also had to pay for by myself. A 
>> doctor
>> prescribed a new drug for me in October and Dexcom also decided to ship a
> box of
>> sensors to my home when I wasn't there.B Either one or both caused 
>> some very wild readings on the Dexcom, which doesn't seem to be the case on
> the Libre.
>>> So far, so good!
>>> 
>>> Denise Br.
>>> 
>>> 
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