Waterproof Your Freestyle Libre Sensor with an Adhesive Patch


Freestyle Libre Sensor is only water resistant – NOT waterproof!

According to Abbott, the manufacturer of the Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, the freestyle libre 2 or 3 sensors are protected with an IP27 water resistance rating that allows the users to shower, bathe, and swim.

However, there is a clear distinction between water resistant and waterproof!

Freestyle libre sensors come with several limitations when it comes to water including depth and time span. According to the guidelines, the Libre will continue to function as long as it is submerged in water:

  • no deeper than 3 feet (1 meter)
  • no longer than 30 minutes
  • in temperature ranging from 50°F to 113°F (10°C to 45°C)

There are also several other factors that can impact the performance of the Freestyle Libre sensor during activities in any body of water, including but not limited:

  • water quality: fresh, chlorinated or ocean water
  • temperature: hot vs. cold
  • external force: wild waters, water parks, or high intensity water sports

Freestyle guidelines warns against the above limitations in order to keep the sensor operational while being in a body of water.

How to waterproof your sensor

The worst scenario in during water activities such as swimming in the pool or the ocean is to loose your sensor. So, the first step to prevent the sensor from falling off is to secure your sensor to your arm. Next, you want to make sure to prevent any penetration of water into your sensor.

You can accomplish both by covering your sensor with an adhesive, waterproof patch. MirTouch Freestyle Libre Adhesive Patches are highly adhesive tapes specifically designed to secure and waterproof your Libre 1 (14 day), 2 or 3 sensor, delivering an unparalleled peace of mind.

With these adhesive patches, you can do what you want, when you want.

MirTouch transparent, waterproof adhesive patches allow you to get wet, train hard, and go about your day knowing that your Freestyle Libre glucose monitoring system is protected and always keeping a close eye on your health.

Below are some of the reasons why you should consider these patches.

  • Each pack includes complimentary skin prep pads for better adhesion and removal as well as minimizing irritation.
  • They are made from breathable, stretchable polyurethane that won’t irritate your skin
  • TPU barrier provides around-the-clock protection against moisture and dust
  • They are super adhesive – each pre-cut 3” patch will keep its hold for an unheard-of 2 weeks
  • They have no glue in the middle, so they won’t stick to your sensor and cause issues
  • They are simple to apply (and remove) over a Freestyle Libre 1, Libre 2, and Libre 3 sensor

Unlike typical cotton-based patches, MirTouch patches are highly adhesive and durable. Your Libre doesn’t have to stand in the way of the life you want to live anymore.

They are latex-free and hypoallergenic, so they won’t irritate your skin. They’re also transparent, so they won’t irritate your eyes! You’ll forget you have one on, and that’s the point.

We want you to be able to live your life with as few interruptions as possible. Just prep, peel, and apply, and they’ll do the rest.

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