As diabetics we are well acquainted with being prepared. From glucose tablets for hypoglycemic events, to alcohol wipes. Here is a list of accessories that I have found extremely useful for my insulin dependent Type 2 diabetes (aka Type 1 like) treatment and living day to day with my FreeStyle Libre.
Note: These items are listed in my Amazon Retail Store. Most are also available through you local pharmacy. Click on the image to see the Amazon Listing.
How to Keep Your FreeStyle Libre Safely attached to your arm
Here are a few items that help keep your Free Style Libre affixed to your arm and help it last / survive the two weeks of its short life. I have only lost one sensor prematurely in over 6 months of use. Use these tricks to keep your Libre sticking to your arm for 14 days.
ENLITE – Guardian – Best Waterproof Adhesive Patches
- New WATERPROOF ADHESIVE PATCHES work with DEXCOM G5, G6 – Freestyle Libre – Enlite Sensor – Medtronic Guardian and will keep it over the week! It has been TESTED SUCCESSFULLY TO STAY ON THE SKIN OVER 7 DAYS AND 7 SHOWERS!
- OUR ADHESIVE BACKING of our adhesive patch CONSISTS OF TWO PARTS for to peel off easily – it’s so easy to fix any type of Your sensor ENLITE – Freestyle Libre – GUARDIAN.
- Our adhesive patch is SAFETY FOR YOUR HELTH – FDA CERTIFIED, WATERPROOF, LATEX-FREE, HYPOALLERGENIC. STRETCHABLE & FLEXIBLE material with cotton let Your skin to breath.
- 25 WATERPROOF ADHESIVE PATCHES IS 4 1/2″ x 3 1/5″ BY FIXIC – BEST WATERPROOF FIXATION for Freestyle Libre sensor in ANY ACTIVITIES.
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SIMPATCH – Adhesive Patches, Small (25-Pack) – Waterproof
- Multi-Colour options – Blue, black, purple, tan, and more
- EASY TO USE – Our applying method ensures applying Simpatch as easily as Band-Aid.
- BREATHABLE, INNOVATIVE MATERIAL – Our innovative material dries quickly and keeps the sweat and water from loosening your device.
- HYPOALLERGENIC ADHESIVE – Latex free, Waterproof, 100% medical grade acrylic adhesive.
- 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE – Simpatch are backed by 100% guarantee that you are fully satisfied with your product or receive your money back.
Freestyle Libre Sensor Holder/Guardian – Easily Protect Your Sensors Flexible and Comfortable Available in a Range of Colors (Black)
- A onetime purchase – reusable strap to surround your Libre
- Advertised as Flexible and Comfortable
- Protects Sensor from accidental impact
- May be good for extensive arm exercises such as weight lifting to keep the sensor secure during hyper extension of the triceps?
Skin Tac Adhesive Barrier Wipes, 50 Count (My Favourite)
- My favourite product and typical first step before I put on a new sensor.
- A hypo-alergenic barrier between your skin and your sensor – add twice the adhesive
- Pack of 50 wipes
- Does not contain benzoin
- Latex-Free, hypoallergenic, clear, non-rubber liquid adhesive
KT Tape PRO Synthetic Kinesiology Tape – My backup
- My backup if me sensor starts to give way
- Engineered to last 7 days
- Stays on in water
- The most advanced kinesiology tape, made from 100% synthetic fabric to last far longer than other brands. Lightweight, latex free, comfortable, provides both support & mobility, and includes safety reflective print & carry case.
- Ready-to-use precut strips are perfect for tape applications.
- I cut each strip into 3 — cover the sensor and go on with my day.
Cases for your FreeStyle Libre Scanner
Use this link to search for a variety of cases available for your freestyle Libre. MightySkins has dozens of amazing designs.