FreeStyle Lite

Small. Portable.

FreeStyle Lite is your blood glucose meter for convenient and discreet everyday testing.

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Why choose the FreeStyle Lite blood glucose monitoring system

  • Small

    Compact size that's convenient to carry.

  • Convenient

    Backlit screen and test strip port light for easy testing, day or night.

  • Fast

    Results obtained within seconds.

  • User-friendly

    No coding required.

FreeStyle Lite test strips

The FreeStyle Lite meter is compatible with FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips with ZipWik Tabs. These blood sugar test strips are easy to use and require a small blood sample size. When the ZipWik Tab on FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips touches the blood drop, it breaks the blood surface and instantly wicks the blood into the strip.

Where can you find one?

The FreeStyle Lite blood glucose monitoring system is available at most pharmacies where diabetes products are sold.

Easy to install and set up


Download the software, then connect your FreeStyle Lite meter to your computer using the USB cable provided, and the software will prompt you to begin the installation process on the device. If you are not prompted, go to the Help menu and click Check for Updates.



No user accounts or passwords are required to set up.

Simple one-time report Preferences setup.

Create a report
  1. Once the software is installed, you will arrive on the Menu page. Connect your meter and click Create Reports.
  2. Create reports for this meter:
    1. Select or create reports. By default, all reports are selected. Select the reports that you want to create.
    2. Choose the time period for which you want to show data. For example, if you want your report to take into account the last two weeks, select: last 2 weeks.
    3. Click View.
  3. The report will appear on the screen automatically. Use your cursor to select other reports created.
Print a report
  1. Connect your meter and go to the Menu page. Either, click Create Reports or select the reports you want to print, then click Print. By default, all reports are selected. Select the reports that you want to create.
  2. Each day of the Daily Statistics report is printed on a separate page. For example, if 20 days of data have been selected, 20 pages will be printed.
  3. To limit the number of prints, adjust the timeframe period.
Save a report as PDF
  1. Once you have created your report, click Save.
  2. Choose where you want to save your report, give it a name and click Save.
  3. You can then send the report as an e-mail attachment to your healthcare professional.




The Snapshot report calculates and displays the average time spent above, below and in the specified target range, and includes up to six notes relating to important blood glucose trends.

Modal Day

The Modal Day report shows the daily pattern of blood glucose levels over a specified data range, along with average total insulin doses, type of insulin used (basal or rapid-acting) and the corresponding calculator settings. All data within a date range is displayed on one graph to easily spot daily trends.

Daily Statistics 

The Daily Statistics report focuses in on a single day to analyze results and patterns in greater detail, providing an overview of blood glucose, logged carbohydrates and logged insulin data.


The Logbook report provides a table of blood glucose readings, logged carbohydrate intake, and logged insulin doses, showing day-by-day results in a specified range.

Meal Time Events

The Meal Time Events report displays information specifically around pre- and post-mealtime blood glucose, as well as insulin and carbohydrate intake, to help spot mealtime trends.

Meter Settings

The Meter Settings report reveals current meter and insulin calculator settings as well as changes to the settings that occurred within the specified date range.

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With flash glucose monitoring, you get more glucose  insights from each scan and better control1-3 of your diabetes management – all without routine finger pricks!‡§

IMPORTANT: The information provided is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or as a substitute for professional medical advice. Refer to package insert/label accompanying your product for detailed instructions and indications for use. FreeStyle and related brand marks are trademarks of Abbott in various jurisdictions. 

* 60-minute warm-up required when applying the sensor.

† Sensor is water-resistant in up to 1 metre (3 feet) of water. Do not immerse longer than 30 minutes. Not to be used above 10,000 feet. 

‡ FreeStyle Libre users: A finger prick test using a blood glucose meter is required during times of rapidly changing glucose levels when interstitial fluid glucose levels may not accurately reflect blood glucose levels or if hypoglycemia or impending hypoglycemia is reported by the system or when symptoms do not match the system readings.

§ FreeStyle Libre 2 users: Finger pricks are required if glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations.



  1. Dunn TC, et al. Real-world flash glucose monitoring patterns and associations between self-monitoring frequency and glycaemic measures: A European analysis of over 60 million glucose tests. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018;137: 37-46.
  2. Jangam S, et al. Sustained improvement in glycaemic control following flash glucose monitoring: a worldwide observational analysis. Poster presented at: the 11th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes: February 17, 2018: Vienna, Austria.
  3. Bolinder J, et al. Comparison of flash glucose monitoring usage patterns and glycaemic outcomes in the real-world with those observed in a randomized controlled trial. Poster presented at: the 11th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes: February 16, 2018: Vienna, Austria. 

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