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There have been a few folks here who've tried the Freestyle. One in particular (I can dig for her name but it's available through search on this site) did have some problems with adhesive on the sensor failing prematurely and/or knocking the sensor off her arm through certain motions. Not saying you'll have this issue, but her research indicated it did occur for some Freestyle users.

Thanks for the check-in!
I'm still here occasionally :) No longer using the Libre but I wish I could, truly. I never had such great control as when I was using it. Might have to look at what I can do without, in order to continue, I really want to try the second generation of sensors (btw I bought an armband off eBay designed by a fellow in the UK, solved the sensor unstick problem).

Its still not subsidised in Australia except under very specific conditions for T1s. T2s who are insulin dependent... pfft, pay for it yourself (which is probably fine if you are your and still in work, but at 72, I'm not, and the age pension doesn't go far in these days of rapidly rising cost of living.
 

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Good to see a post from you, Sue.

I like that armband off eBay suggestion. That site and etsy are good about that kind of accessory, though in this case I would think eBay has this a little better covered.
 

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Goodness, I have not been here in years. I had trouble with the original 10 day Libre sensors not staying on. They have much improved the adhesive since then! I am still using it, but the 14 day now. Last A1C was 5.4. New doc (we moved) was very pleased. Ophthalmologist is pleased, too. 20 years of diabetes and no retinal changes. The proof is in the pics!

Yes, the sensor definitely needs to be inserted into flab, not muscle. The bottom of your arm when you hold it in front of you, elbow at 90°, basically a chin-up halfway up, works well as a guide. I use a round adhesive patch (sim patch) over it for added protection from my general clumsiness.
 
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Good to see a post from you, Sue.

I like that armband off eBay suggestion. That site and etsy are good about that kind of accessory, though in this case I would think eBay has this a little better covered.
This time round I found the armband uncomfortable so like @cathyy I am now using a sticker thing over the sensor. They are cheap enough and effective.
 
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