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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Cases, Stickers, and Accessories for the FreeStyle Libre

Accessories for your FreeStyle Libre CGM available through my Amazon Store.

Here is a list of helpful cases, stickers, patches and accessories for your FreeStyle Libre scanner and sensor. As a Canadian diabetic, I am well acquainted with being prepared. From glucose tablets for hypoglycemic events to alcohol wipes, as just some of my diabetic supplies.

Many of the items on my list, I have personally found extremely useful for my insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetes (aka Type 1 like) treatment of my diabetes and living day to day with my FreeStyle Libre, and a few others have been added to the mix to give everyone a few options to help get the most out of their Libre Sensors and managing their diabetes. For more information on the FreeStyle Libre check out this page. If you are looking for accessories for the Dexcom G5 and Dexcom G6 – check out our page here.

Note: These items are listed in my Amazon Retail Store. Most are also available through your local pharmacy. Click on the image to see the Amazon Listing. Amazon pays a small commission for items purchased through my store.

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How to Keep Your FreeStyle Libre Safely attached to your arm

The biggest concern people raise about the Freestyle Libre is it falling off before the 14-day lifespan. Here are a few items that help keep your FreeStyle Libre affixed to your arm and help it last / survive the two weeks of its short life. We are all well aware of the perils of door frames and our little Libre. Use these patches to help keep your Libre sticking to your arm for 14 days.

Bestseller No. 1
Fixic Freestyle Adhesive Patch 25 PCS – Good for Libre 1, 2, 3 – Enlite – Guardian – NO Glue in The Center of The Patch – Pre-Cut Back Paper – Long Fixation for Your Sensor! (Tan)
  • ✌️ DO YOU WANT TO FASTEN THE SENSOR ON YOUR SKIN SECURELY? DO YOU WANT TO FEEL FREE IN YOUR ACTIVITIES? Our New Adhesive Patches by Fixic Will Keep The Sensor FOR Over Two Weeks! It Has Been...
  • ✌️ FIXIC ADHESIVE PATCHES ARE SAFE FOR YOUR HEALTH – LATEX-FREE, HYPOALLERGENIC. Stretchable and Flexible Material Lets Your Skin Breathe Easily.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Freestyle Sensor Covers for Libre 1/2/3, 55 Pack Waterproof Adhesive Patches,Transparent Tape Long Lasting-Without Hole-HECHUAN
  • ❄ Waterproof - HECHUAN sensor covers for libre 1/2/3 is transparent and waterproof,you are free to swimming,shower,rain etc.
  • ❄ No glue on the center - The adhesive patch specially designed with no hole and no glue on the center,if you need change the patch it will not tear your sensor off.
  • ❄ Long lasting - Comfortable and durable materials make the overpatch last 14 days and do not effect sensor’s date reading.
Bestseller No. 3
Skin Grip CGM Patches for Freestyle Libre (20-Pack), Waterproof & Sweatproof for 10-14 Days, Pre-Cut Adhesive Tape, Continuous Glucose Monitor Protection (Camo)
  • 💪 LASTS 10-14 DAYS: Our glucose monitor CGM adhesive patch holds your device firmly to your skin and extends its life without causing it to fall off or hang loose. Designed to withstand external &...
  • 💧 WATERPROOF & SWEATPROOF: Our premium Freestyle Libre adhesive patches are made from 100% medical-grade rayon that is latex-free, zinc oxide-free, and hypoallergenic. Equipped with quick-dry...
  • 🌱 SKIN FRIENDLY: The soft diabetic Freestyle Libre overpatch is comfortable & breathable which makes it suitable for all skin types. Our users have experienced zero irritation, itching or...
SaleBestseller No. 4
40Pack Latex-Free Medical Adhesive Patches for Freestyle Libre 2/3-Precut CGM Tape with No Glue On The Center Waterproof and Strong Stick for Long Stay
  • 🏊Waterproof & Breathable & Long Stay: This transparent libre sensor patch is waterproof and breatheable, it allows your skin freely breath while protects. and also its reliable sticky ensures a...
  • 🏊No Hole & No Stick in the center: Large size(diameter 3.55")freestyle libre adhesive patches but no hole and no glue in the center for full protection and easier change in case.(No stick to the...
  • 🏊Hypoallergenic adhesive: Latex-Free medical material, breathable and comfortable, leaves no residue on skin.
SaleBestseller No. 5
SIMPATCH – Adhesive Patch for Libre (25-Pack) – Waterproof Adhesive (Beige)
  • Strong - Our unique manufacturing process ensures our patch sticks longer, and with less irritation, than any other CGM sensor tape on the market. Suitable for Libre, Enlite, Guardian 3 (Compatible...
  • Easy to Use- Our applying method ensures applying Simpatch as easily as Band-Aid.
  • Breathable, Innovative material - Our innovative fabric material dries quickly and keeps the sweat and water from loosening your device.

As great as pre-cut Freestyle Libre Patches are, my go to option for keeping my Freestyle Libre on and surviving the 14-day life is basic kinesiology tape like RockTape of KT Tape. The tape is designed to last 7 to 14 days, waterproof, and breathable. Here are a few options.

Bestseller No. 1
Blue Kinisiology Tape Pre-Cut Roll | Physiotherapy Chiropractic Orthopedic | Kinesio Tex Gold kinesiotapes Theraband | Diaphragmatic hypotonia abdomin
  • PREMIUM QUALITY & ENHANCING PERFORMANCE KINESIOLOGY RECOVERY PRE CUT TAPE: Muscle Fix Sports Tape lifts your skin away from muscles increasing the blood circulation, providing fast and effective pain...
  • LATEX FREE & HIGH GRADE BREATHABLE WATERPROOF COTTON MESH: This athletic tape mesh allows moisture release for comfort, flexibility and wearability for more days without itching, irritation or...
  • HYPOALLERGENIC, STRONG, HEAT ACTIVATED & MEDICAL GRADE ADHESIVE: Wear your Muscle Fix Kinesiology Recovery Tape to play or practice any of your favorite sports on sand, in water, under shower,...
Bestseller No. 2
CKeep Kinesiology Tape (2 Rolls), Original Cotton Elastic Premium Athletic Tape,33 ft 40 Precut Strips in Total,Hypoallergenic and Waterproof K Tape for Muscle Pain Relief and Joint Support
  • Cost Effective Choice: CKeep elastic sports tape is made of high-quality materials. This is a cost effective tape because we use the same materials as expensive kinesiology tapes. We hope more people...
  • How Muscle Patch Works: When used correctly, a muscle tape helps promote lymphatic drainage, eliminate soft tissue swelling and pain, and support and stabilize muscles and joints without hindering...
  • Precut Bandages: It is more convenient to use the kinesiology tape precut strips without the tedious cutting operation, allowing you to use it anytime, anywhere. The rounded edges keep the kinesiology...
SaleBestseller No. 3
SB SOX Pro Synthetic Kinesiology Tape (Precut & Uncut Options) – Longer Lasting Performance Fabric Option to Our Original Cotton Kinesiology Tape - Also Latex Free, Water Resistant! (Nude - Uncut)
  • ✅ Support Muscles & Joints: Our kinesiology tape helps reduce tissue pressure and supports your muscles and joints – also helps reduce pain for knees, ankles, shoulders, shin splints, back,...
  • ✅ All Day Comfort: Our premium fabric is latex-free, lightweight, and breathable. Our adhesive is skin friendly – see our product images and our guides on how to apply/remove the tape to reduce...
  • ✅ Long-Lasting Support: Our original cotton kinesiology tape lasts 2 to 3 days and our pro synthetic kinesiology tape lasts 4+ days – providing you with options for long-lasting support during...

More Freestyle Libre Patches

Find more Freestyle Libre protective patches in our Online Store – Search Here

Protective Cases for your FreeStyle Libre Scanner

Looking for a case to protect or carry around your FreeStyle Libre Scanner. Here area few options for you to choose from. Search Here for more case options.

RockaDex Freestyle Libre Protective Case

  • 7 great colors to choose from
  • Keep your Libre meter safe while in a handbag, school bag or briefcase
  • Extensive range of Silicone Cases and Stickers gives you the chance to not only offer some protection to your Libre, but give it some life to your diabetic tools.
  • The Freestyle Libre Silicone Cases also fit the Insulinx Meter.

Abbott Freestyle Libre Case

  • Easy to Install Case
  • Cases are Made of Hard, but Slightly Bendable Plastic
  • Available in multiple colours – black, blue, and pink

Pouch case with Rotating Belt Clip For Freestyle Libre CGM

  • 4 great colours for your FreeStyle Libre Scanner Case to choose from
  • High-Quality Nylon canvas Pouch,- Classic and professional look
  • Velcro closure with soft inside cushioning.
  • Rotating Belt clip, use to clip on or slip through a belt
  • Provides excellent protection from the elements, scratches, dirt, and shocks.
  • Designed for Freestyle Libre (Canada / US Model)

Premium Pouch case with Belt Clip For Freestyle Libre CGM (Horizontal)

  • High-Quality Nylon canvas Pouch,
  • Classic and professional look
  • Velcro closure with soft inside cushioning.
  • 2 way Belt clip, use to clip on or slip through a belt
  • Provides excellent protection from the elements, scratches, dirt, and shocks.
  • Design for Freestyle libre

More Freestyle Libre Cases

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Glucose Management and Hypoglycemic Recovery

Here are some recommended tools to help deal with our hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar (glucose).

Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is when blood sugar decreases to below 4 mmol/L.  Dex 4 glucose tablets are my first choice when managing a hypoglycemia episode and gives me a precise amount of glucose.

My Treatment: I take 4 DEX 4 tablets; wait 15 minutes and then retest.

Bestseller No. 7
YumVs Complete Glucose Gummies, Fruit Flavors, (60 Ct); Chewable Nutritional Supplement for Men and Women, Gluten Free, Vegan, Kosher, Halal …
  • YumVs Complete Glucose Gummies, Fruit Flavor, (60 Ct); Chewable Nutritional Supplement for Men and Women, Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher, Halal
  • Yum Vs Complete Glucose Gummies are a great tasting fruit-flavored way to raise blood sugar levels and boost energy. 2 grams of carbohydrate per gummy lets you control your carb intake. Gummies are...
  • Features: We believe in using high-quality, natural ingredients for all of our products, and maintain a nut-free production facility. Formula is vegan, non-GMO, gluten-free, gelatin free, caffeine...
SaleBestseller No. 8
Lifeable Glucose Gummies - Great Tasting Natural Flavor Gummy - Gluten Free GMO-Free Chewable - for Adults and Kids - 90 Gummies
  • GREAT TASTING MIXED BERRY FLAVOR GUMMY: These glucose gummies have a fruity mixed berry flavor everyone loves; they are pleasant and easy to chew; you will find yourself reaching for more.
  • HELP RAISE LOW BLOOD SUGAR: These glucose gummies may help raise your blood sugar if you suffer from low blood sugar.
  • 4 G PER SERVING: This bottle contains 90 gummies. Each serving consists of 2 gummies, equaling 45 servings. Adults are recommended to take 2 gummies to raise blood sugar, or as recommended by your...
SaleBestseller No. 9
Relion Glucose Tablets - Tropical Flavor - 50 Counts (2 Pack)
  • 2 Pack Bundle Of 50-Count ReliOn Glucose Tablets
  • Caffeine-, Fat-, Gluten- And Sodium-Free
  • 4g Of Fast-acting Carbohydrates
Bestseller No. 10
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Orange Flavor - 10ct Tube (1)
  • Contains 4 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Tablet
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
  • Convenient 10-count tube, ideal for taking on-the-go

Emergency Contact Information – Medical Alert on Steroids

Road ID – My RoadID is my comfort blanket against the what if. Never had to use it however, good to know that my chronic illnesses, contract information, and who I am is easily accessible to anyone that may need it. RoadId comes in a variety of styles from bracelets, necklace, and as a band attachment of FitBit, Garmin, and Apple watches and smart devices.

RoadID - performance emergency identification. ROAD iD speaks for people when they can't speak for themselves. Check out one of the stories that speaks for ROAD iD, and shows why wearing ID is so important.

Much like carrying my insulin, plenty of water while out for a run or my helmet riding – I would never go for a run or a ride without Road ID; even just a quick 5KM around the block. Honestly, I wear it 24/7/365.

Diabetes Books and Education

SaleBestseller No. 1
The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Dr. Jason Fung (Author) - Dr. Jason Fung (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 2
Choose Your Foods: Food Lists for Diabetes
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 65 Pages - 06/01/2019 (Publication Date) - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Diabetes For Dummies
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to work properly. The product will have minor blemishes and/or light scratches. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic...
  • Rubin, Alan L. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 4
Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Smithson, Toby (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 5
Diabetes Head to Toe: Everything You Need to Know about Diagnosis, Treatment, and Living with Diabetes (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
  • Kalyani, Rita R. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 344 Pages - 12/18/2018 (Publication Date) - Johns Hopkins University Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 6
Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs
  • Barnard, Neal (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 02/27/2018 (Publication Date) - Rodale Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 7
Quick Diabetic Recipes For Dummies
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • American Diabetes Association (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
SaleBestseller No. 8
Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies
  • American Diabetes Association (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 336 Pages - 02/13/2018 (Publication Date) - For Dummies (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 9
Diabetic Cookbook and Meal Plan for the Newly Diagnosed: A 4-Week Introductory Guide to Manage Type 2 Diabetes
  • Zanini RD CDE, Lori (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages - 06/12/2018 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 10
The Practical Book On Diabetes: A diabetic guide to understanding diabetes and everything you need to know about type 1 and 2 diabetes
  • Green, Dorothy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 104 Pages - 05/14/2022 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)

Other Recommended books and education on diabetes

In addition to Amazons top 10 books on diabetes. Here are a few other great reads for you to consider.

Decorative Stickers, and Other Items for your FreeStyle Libre

Looking to make your FreeStyle Libre more stylish. Let’s all agree – white is a bit, well White. Here are a few links to help you pimp up your sensor and scanner. Word of caution – I can not speak to if the stickers reduce how well we can scan the sensors – my other curiosity is if the sensor itself can still disperse heat. However, those that love the stickers swear by them.

Your input is important!

I would love to hear from you. What has worked well, what has not? Send me s message and some link suggestions and I will be sure to add them to the list. ->> Contact me here!

If you have anything you want me to test; I will be sure to give it a thorough testing. After all — we all live with our diabetes 24/7 – great products make for one less thing for users to worry about.

Mark Hanlon
Mark Hanlonhttps://www.makingyouthink.ca
Mark Hanlon writes about his successes in life balancing fatherhood, running and cycling, and chronic illness (diabetes and Crohns). As an insulin-dependent Type 2 Diabetic and Crohns warrior, Mark does not look at his chronic illnesses as a disability but as motivation to challenge his body and his mind to find that next personal success. Enjoy Mark on his journey at are we "Making you think?".

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