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How to apply your Abbott Freestyle Libre 1 or 2 sensor
How to apply your Abbott Freestyle Libre 1 or 2 sensor

Instructions for how to apply the Abbott Freestyle Libre 1 or 2 sensors

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Updated over a week ago

Applying the sensor is quick, easy, and pain-free!

Remember: always open the app first before applying the sensor. This will guide you step-by-step through the process and ensure success!

Below is simply a reference.

Pick a spot

Choose a spot on the back of your arm. Look for the fattiest part.

Clean the spot

Clean the spot with the included alcohol wipes. You can also use regular soap. Dry thoroughly to ensure sensor sticks.

Peel and unscrew

Peel open the sensor pack and unscrew the cap from the sensor applicator.

Prepare the sensor

Insert the sensor applicator into the sensor pack.

Pull out the applicator

Do not touch inside the applicator. Your sensor is now ready to apply.

Apply the sensor

Place the applicator on your arm and press down firmly and evenly.

You did it! Did it hurt?

95% of Veri users find the sensor application to be completely painless.

If you felt any discomfort, you can learn more here.

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