Make diabetes more manageable with MyFreeStyle

Explore tips and tools to help you monitor your glucose without routine finger pricks* and stay connected to your healthcare provider and loved ones using the FreeStyle Libre 2 system. Plus, when you register for MyFreeStyle Getting Started, you can request a FREE FreeStyle Libre 2 trial kit!§

 

Get started with MyFreeStyle.
Go forward with confidence.

MyFreeStyle was created to help make diabetes more manageable – beginning with hands-on support to help you get started using your FreeStyle Libre 2 system.

Joining MyFreeStyle is FREE and includes:

  • The GETTING STARTED webinar – A live online event that will teach you how to use the FreeStyle Libre 2 system and understand your scans

  • A FREE FreeStyle Libre 2 trial kit§ for those who qualify during registration

  • Ongoing support, from product news and info to educational advice and tips, that’ll help you get the most from your FreeStyle Libre 2 experience

Note that the trial kit§ provides a sensor that is designed to work with your existing iPhone or Android device. (For more details on device compatibility, click here (PDF 69 KB))

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Get to know the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

When you register for MyFreeStyle, you’ll get hands-on experience with the FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system through the GETTING STARTED webinar. In the meantime, explore the videos and downloadable tools below to get to know the FreeStyle Libre 2 system.

For starters, did you know that the FreeStyle Libre 2 system is…?

  • Just like the FreeStyle Libre system you know and love, now with optional glucose alarms

  • For people aged 4 and older with diabetes

  • Covered by the Ontario,†† Quebec,‡‡ Manitoba§§ and Saskatchewan¶¶ government-sponsored drug plans for those who meet specific criteria; also covered by most private health insurance plans

The next-generation flash glucose monitoring system

See what’s new with the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

Using glucose alarms

Manage your diabetes on your phone***

The GETTING STARTED webinar will tell you all about the digital tools available with the FreeStyle Libre 2 system, including how easy it is to do the following:

Monitor your glucose on your phone.*** Designed for use with FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors.

 

Connect with your healthcare provider easily by uploading††† your glucose data to LibreView. Your doctor will be able to access your glucose reports on demand so you can have more productive conversations.

Receive your loved one’s latest glucose data and alarms automatically and stay in touch – anytime,anywhere!** Ideal for parents or caregivers.

 

If you’re not already using the FreeStyle Libre 2 app,*** you can download it today!

Attention: parents and caregivers!

YOU
CAN
DO IT

WITH YOUR PHONE***

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system liberates parents and caregivers from the hassles of glucose monitoring.1 Stay in touch – anytime, anywhere!** – thanks to:

  • Optional, easy-to-use1 glucose alarms

  • Notifications that let you know the minute your loved one’s glucose is too high or too low, even at night​ 

GETTING STARTED WITHOUT LANCETS
Stay connected! Using the LibreLinkUp app,caregivers can receive their loved one’s glucose readings and alarm notifications remotely.

Stay in touch with the LibreLinkUp app

Learn more about the LibreLinkUp app

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Still haven’t joined MyFreeStyle Getting Started?

Joining MyFreeStyle is FREE and gives you access to the GETTING STARTED webinar, along with the opportunity to request a FREE FreeStyle Libre 2 trial kit§ during registration, to be delivered to your door before the event!

 

During the 1-hour, live educational webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Apply and use the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

  • Read and understand your FreeStyle Libre 2 scans

You must be 18 years of age or older, or be accompanied by a parent, guardian or caregiver who is 18 years of age or older, to attend this event.

GETTING
STARTED

WITH FREESTYLE LIBRE 2

What have you got to lose? Visit RegisterGettingStarted.com to join MyFreeStyle and request your FREE trial kit§ now!

MyFreeStyle: By your side – every step of the way!

We want you to have all the information you need to get the most out of your FreeStyle Libre 2 system and have a positive experience – and not just when you’re getting started! Sign up to receive ongoing support, product news, education and tips. 

Get the most out of your FreeStyle Libre 2 system

Get better insights from your FreeStyle Libre 2 scans and find out how to incorporate what you learn from your reports into your daily life.

Tips to care for your sensor

Sensor Adhesion Guide

Tips to care for your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, as well as simple instructions to prepare the skin and apply/remove your sensor

 

 

Interstitial fluid glucose vs. blood glucose
Understanding your scan
Seeing the results of your actions
Using your FreeStyle Libre 2 reports to help manage your diabetes

 

 

How well controlled is your diabetes?

An A1C measurement can tell you how well controlled your glucose levels are. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system is shown to help patients with diabetes lower their A1C.2-4

Stay connected – anytime,anywhere!**

The Connect to a Practice feature of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app*** makes it easy to stay connected with your healthcare provider remotely and to share your glucose data with their practice through LibreView.

Easy connection
It’s easy to set up a connection to your healthcare provider’s practice through the FreeStyle Libre 2 app.***

Automatic data sharing
Once connected, your glucose data are automatically shared††† to your healthcare provider’s LibreView account.

More productive conversations
Your healthcare provider can access glucose reports on demand to support more productive conversations.
Setting up a connection to your healthcare provider’s practice is easy

Option 1

Connect to your healthcare provider by asking them for their LibreView Practice ID, which is a code specific to your healthcare provider’s practice

Option 2

Accept an invitation from your healthcare provider’s practice in one of the following two ways:

  • Click on “Accept invitation” in the email you receive
  • Accept the invitation directly from the FreeStyle Libre 2 app***

Sharing Glucose Readings

LibreView is a secure cloud-based diabetes management system that enables you and your healthcare provider to access reports on demand. Download it today to get your complete glucose picture online anytime,anywhere,** from any internet-connected device. 

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Connect with us on Facebook!

Join a community of thousands of FreeStyle Libre 2 users like yourself supporting each other in their journeys. You’ll get helpful diabetes management tips and information about glucose monitoring, and be able to share experiences with other Canadians living with diabetes.

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Visit the FreeStyle Diabetes Canada YouTube page for ongoing access to helpful FreeStyle Libre 2 videos.

Get your sensors

You’ll be happy to know you have more options when it comes to purchasing your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors. Order yours online or purchase at your local pharmacy!‡‡‡

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Remember, we’re here to help!
If you have any questions about your
FreeStyle Libre 2 system, please call us at
1-888-205-8296.

We are available:
Monday-Friday: 8 AM-9 PM Eastern Standard Time
Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM Eastern Standard Time
Sunday: 9 AM-2 PM Eastern Standard Time

* Finger pricks are required if glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations.

† The LibreView website is only compatible with certain operating systems and browsers. Please check www.libreview.com for additional information. 

‡ The LibreLinkUp app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check www.librelinkup.com for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of LibreLinkUp and FreeStyle Libre 2 requires registration with LibreView. The LibreLinkUp mobile app is not intended to be a primary glucose monitor: home users must consult their primary device(s) and consult a healthcare professional before making any medical interpretation and therapy adjustments from the information provided by the app.

§ Sensors are available for eligible patients who meet the labelling requirements of 4 years or older with diabetes. Limit: one per registrant.

¶ 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.

†† For people managing diabetes with insulin.

‡‡ To be eligible for FreeStyle Libre 2 reimbursement in Quebec, criteria is as follows: under the age of 18 and living with type 1 diabetes; over the age of 18, living with diabetes and meets the following two criteria: is on intensive insulin therapy (insulin pump treatment or ≥3 insulin injections per day), and has frequent hypoglycemic events during the last year, despite adherence to a blood sugar management plan.

§§ As of September 28, 2021, the FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system is reimbursed under the Manitoba Pharmacare Program for individuals 25 years old and younger who meet eligibility criteria (PDF 488 KB) including a referral from a specialist.

¶¶ The FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system is covered under the Saskatchewan government-sponsored drug plan for those between the ages of 4 and 17 who manage their diabetes with insulin or have hyperinsulinism.

*** The FreeStyle Libre 2 app and the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader have similar but not identical features. Finger pricks are required if glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor communicates with the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader that started it or the FreeStyle Libre 2 app that started it. The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check this website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of FreeStyle Libre 2 requires registration with LibreView.

††† Automatic upload requires a wireless internet connection or mobile data connection.

‡‡‡ Pricing may vary by pharmacy across Canada.

 

Reference:

  1. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care.
  2. Mayo Clinic. A1C test. Available at: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/a1c-test/about/pac-20384643. Accessed December 7, 2021.
  3. Kröger J, Fasching P, Hanaire H. Three European retrospective real-world chart review studies to determine the effectiveness of flash glucose monitoring on HbA1c in adults with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Ther 2020;11(1):279-91.
  4. Campbell FM, et al. Outcomes of using flash glucose monitoring technology by children and young people with type 1 diabetes in a single arm study. Pediatr Diabetes 2018;19(7):1294-301.

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