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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.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Sensor Covers for Libre 1/2, 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. 2
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...
  • ✌️ FORGET ABOUT PROBLEMS WITH STICKING THE PATCH TO THE SKIN – The Back Paper Of Fixic Adhesive Patch Consists Of Three Parts – PEEL IT OFF EASILY. THEY ARE PERFECT FOR ENLITE, GUARDIAN,...
  • ✌️ FIXIC ADHESIVE PATCHES ARE SAFE FOR YOUR HEALTH – LATEX-FREE, HYPOALLERGENIC. Stretchable and Flexible Material Lets Your Skin Breathe Easily.
Bestseller No. 3
Freestyle Adhesive Patches 25Pack Waterproof Libre2/3 Sensor Covers Flesh Flexible CGM Patches Without Glue in The Center-Enlite-Guardian-Freestyle Libre 14 Day Sensor Patches
  • ????It's Waterproof - It has been proven to be waterproof, therefore, you dont need to worry about shower, rain, swimming etc.
  • ????14 Days Long Stay Protection - Its reliable stick ensures a long stay of 14 days. The adhesive is hypoallergenic and Latex-Free, leaves no residue on skin after even 14 days.
  • ???? No Stick on the center: It won't stick onto your sensor but protect around it , in case you need to change the patch, it brings no damage to the sensor.
Bestseller No. 4
Skin Grip Adhesive Patches for Freestyle Libre 2 – Waterproof & Sweatproof for 10-14 Days, Pre-Cut Adhesive Tape, Continuous Glucose Monitor Sensor Cover – 20 Pack, Tan
  • No More Wasted Freestyle Libre 2 Sensors: Keep your device firmly adhered for 10-14 days or more, keeping it safe & free from moisture damage, so you can do all the things you care about without your...
  • Waterproof & Sweatproof Protection: Equipped with quick-dry technology, our Libre 2 CGM sensor patches are waterproof and feature sweatproof adhesive that provides peace of mind while exercising,...
  • Comfortable, Skin-Friendly & FDA-Registered: Our comfortable & breathable Freestyle Libre 2 diabetic overpatches are made in an FDA registered facility from 100% medical-grade rayon that is...
Bestseller No. 5
FixiС Adhesive Patches 25 Pack 3 1/2" – Good for Libre 1, 2, 3 – Enlite – Guardian – Waterproof Adhesive Patches – Libre Adhesive Covers – Pre-Cut – The Best Fixation for Your Sensor! (Tan)
  • ✌️ IS IT DIFFICULT TO KEEP THE SENSOR ON YOUR SKIN FOR A LONG TIME? New WATERPROOF LIBRE ADHESIVE PATCHES by Fixic keep it for 2 weeks! It has been TESTED SUCCESSFULLY – THEY STAY PUT ON THE...
  • ✌️ THE ADHESIVE BACKING of our adhesive patch CONSISTS OF THREE PARTS – peel & stick our libre patches easily. Also, it’s very easy to cover any type of Your sensor: ENLITE, GUARDIAN, or...
  • ✌️ Our adhesive patch is SAFE FOR YOUR HEALTH – ACRYLIC ADHESIVE, LATEX-FREE, HYPOALLERGENIC. FLEXIBLE material lets Your skin breathe. Our libre 2 sensor covers will not damage the skin!

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
Care Science Waterproof Kinesiology Tape, 40 ct Precut Strips (2 Rolls), Copper Infused | Water Resistant Strips, Elastic Athletic Tape for Sports & Weightlifting, Muscle Strain Relief & Joint Support
  • INCREASES MOBILITY BY PROVIDING SUPPORT - Designed to enhance support and stability for common sports injuries like elbow, shoulder, knee, and wrists without sacrificing range of motion. It relieves...
  • SUPPORTS MUSCLES & JOINTS - Professional and serious athletes use this elastic sports tape to support their muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments. This can be used to prevent injury and help...
  • STURDY & WATER RESISTANT - Our Care Science Waterproof Kinesiology Tape is made of elastic and durable material that stretches and moves with the skin while staying in place regardless of how intense...
Bestseller No. 2
KT Tape, Original Cotton, Elastic Kinesiology Athletic Tape, 20 Count, 10” Precut Strips, Beige
  • WHAT IS KT TAPE? – Elastic sports tape used by pro
  • KT Tape is a HSA and FSA approved, hypoallergenic, lightweight, breathable, comfortable, and easy to use way to aid recovery and provide pain relief without drugs, latex, or surgery with complimentary...
  • Kinesiology Therapeutic elastic sports tape is used by Olympic athletes and medical professionals to support muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments so that anyone to train longer and finish stronger
Bestseller No. 3
THERABAND Kinesiology Tape, Waterproof Physio Tape for Pain Relief, Muscle & Joint Support, Standard Roll with XactStretch Application Indicators, 2 Inch x 16.4 Foot Roll, Beige/Beige
  • THERABAND Kinesiology Tape features best-in-class adhesive and unique, breakthrough XactStretch Indicators that give users a visual application guide to ensure the right stretch is applied every time
  • XactStretch Indicators eliminate misapplication so beginners and experts can do it right every time. Watching the printed shapes provides confirmation of the most common tape stretch amounts specified...
  • Non-irritating, allergy-tested, non-latex tape made of 98% Cotton, 2% Spandex blend; tape is clinically tested to provide pain relief for up to 5 days without limiting range of motion - adhesive is...

More Freestyle Libre Patches

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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. 1
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Tropical Fruit Flavor - 50ct Bottle
  • Contains 4 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Tablet
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
Bestseller No. 3
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Grape Flavor - 50ct Bottle
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
Bestseller No. 4
TRUEplus Glucose Tablets, Orange Flavor - 6X 10ct Tubes
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
SaleBestseller No. 5
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Orange - 50ct
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
Bestseller No. 6
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Assorted Flavor (Grape, Raspberry, Orange) - 50ct Bottle (1)
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
Bestseller No. 7
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Raspberry Flavor - 50ct
  • Contains 4 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Tablet
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
SaleBestseller No. 8
TRUEplus Glucose Tablets, Raspberry Flavor - 6X 10ct Tubes
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free
Bestseller No. 10
TRUEplus® Glucose Tablets, Strawberry Flavor - 50ct Bottle
  • Contains 15 grams of Fast-Acting Carbohydrates per Serving
  • 4 tablets per serving
  • Fat Free, Gluten Free, Sodium Free

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

Bestseller No. 1
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. 2
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. 3
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. 4
The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Dr. Jason Fung (Author) - Dr. Jason Fung (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
SaleBestseller No. 5
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)
SaleBestseller No. 6
The 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) - Callisto (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 7
The End of Diabetes: The Eat to Live Plan to Prevent and Reverse Diabetes (Eat for Life)
  • Fuhrman M.D., Joel (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 336 Pages - 04/08/2014 (Publication Date) - HarperOne (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 8
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Simple Steps to Avoid Complications, Reduce Medical Expenses, Decrease Stress and Live a Healthy & Proactive Life (Understanding Chronic Illness & Disease)
  • Sullivan, Dr. Ashley (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 202 Pages - 09/29/2023 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 9
Diabetes FD 5E (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. 10
Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me
  • Brown, Adam (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 250 Pages - 05/09/2017 (Publication Date) - The diaTribe Foundation (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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