4 Best Sites for FreeStyle Libre Sensor Placement

I discuss my top 4 favorite sites for Freestyle Libre sensor placement – chest, thigh, upper arm, and hips. I review each sensor location in terms of placement, accuracy, comfort, and durability.
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I talk about main advantages and disadvantages of each sensor site and explain why some spots might be preferred by certain FreeStyle Libre users compared to others based on their lifestyle and body shape. Watch this video to learn about these alternative locations and see which site is best for you and your FreeStyle Libre sensor placement.

0:00 Intro
0:30 Freestyle Libre approved sensor site
1:05 Alternative sites for FreeStyle Libre sensor placement
1:45 Favorite Libre spot #4: Hips
2:50 Favorite Libre site #3: Upper arm
3:54 Favorite Libre location #2: Thigh
5:01 Best Libre sensor site: Chest

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Clinical study discussed in the video https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29381253

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Disclaimer: The only officially approved site for FreeStyle Libre sensor is upper arm. Use any other sites at your own risk. I am not affiliated with Abbott, the manufacturer of Freestyle Libre sensors. I am not a medical professional and my videos are not medical advice. Please consult your medical professional regarding your diabetes treatment. Description section of my videos includes affiliate links. If you use these links for your purchase I will receive a small provision and you can support my channel.

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