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Re: [IP] Free Style Libre



I'm on MDI with Novolin N as the primary night-time insulin. It's slower 
and more gentle than Humalog, so I don't fear nocturnal lows as much as 
I did when I was using a pump with a lot of Humalog infusing from 3 a.m. 
until 6 a.m.

Denise Br


On 12/23/2017 4:41 PM, Janet wrote:
> Im with Nora on this one. I dont feel lows until I cant speak. And I could
> sleep and not wake up. So the alarms do save my life, and yes they can
> annoying,  but Ill take annoying and life saving!
>
> On Dec 23, 2017 5:20 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 Ib ve 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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