The FreeStyle Libre 2 system

Stay connected with the FreeStyle Libre 2 digital tools

 

Conveniently check your glucose using your phone, and use the FreeStyle Libre 2 digital tools to manage your diabetes and stay connected to your healthcare provider and loved ones – anytime,* anywhere!

Parents & Caregivers

  

Always stay in touch with the LibreLinkUp app§ 

LibreLinkUp§ allows you to see glucose data shared by your child or loved one when they scan their FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with their FreeStyle Libre 2 app.

  • Glucose readings are automatically sent to your phone

  • Optional alarms alert you so you can take action

Monitor your glucose on your phone without lancets. 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 automatically and stay in touch – anytime,* anywhere! Ideal for parents or caregivers.


The FreeStyle Libre 2 app

Available for iPhone and Android

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is designed for use with FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors, allowing you to monitor your glucose on your phone without lancets.

FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors ONLY work with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app. Use the matching sensors and app to ensure your FreeStyle Libre 2 system works.

Glucose levels in real time

View your current reading, trend arrow and history.

  • Optional alarms

  • Alerts you the minute your glucose is too high or too low.

  • Current glucose reading

  • Features text-to-speech option, when enabled.

  • Trend arrow

  • Indicates how glucose is changing.

  • Glucose history

  • Displays up to the last 8 hours.

  • Add note

  • Allows you to track food, insulin use, exercise and other events.

Easy access to glucose insights

FreeStyle Libre 2 reports provide glucose trends and patterns.

  • Ambulatory glucose profile

  • Ability to share reports with others

  • Data stored for up to 90 days

Getting started with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app‡ 

To use the FreeStyle Libre 2 app, you must register with LibreView.**

LibreView** is a secure, cloud-based diabetes management system that allows you to easily share your glucose data with your healthcare professional or others, if you wish. Data is automatically uploaded†† to LibreView** when your phone is connected to the internet.

You don’t need WiFi to scan your glucose.

WiFi, or a mobile data connection, is only required for initial app setup and for sharing your glucose information with your healthcare team. The app does not require a WiFi or mobile data connection to scan your sensor or to record your current glucose readings. During periods when your phone is operating in a disconnected state, your data will only be uploaded to LibreView** after a WiFi or mobile data connection is restored.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app has three optional alarms.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app has three easy-to-use1 alarms that alert you when glucose is too high or too low, or when there is a loss of signal. The alarms are customizable; you can turn them on or off, and adjust sound and vibration.1

Specifications

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LibreView**

LibreView†† is a secure, cloud-based diabetes management system that gives you and your healthcare professional clear, easy-to-understand glucose reports – so you can see the complete glycemic picture.‡‡ Glucose data is automatically uploaded by the FreeStyle Libre 2 app.

 

Simple Upload

Use the FreeStyle Libre 2 appto automatically sync your glucose data to LibreView.** 

 

Easy and remote access

Access your complete glucose picture online anytime,* anywhere, from any internet-connected device.**

Clear, easy-to-read

Discover glucose patterns and trends so you can make informed decisions about your diabetes management.

Connected care

Quickly share your reports with your healthcare team, even between office visits, to have better conversations about your diabetes management.

1 

Visit LibreView.com and click “Sign up”.

2 

Download and follow the installation prompts.

LibreView requires a one-time download of a device driver file to recognize compatible devices.

3 

Follow the on-screen instructions to upload your data.

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LibreLinkUp††

With the LibreLinkUp app,†† get glucose readings sent to your phone from family and friends who use the FreeStyle Libre 2 app.Ideal for parents or caregivers, the LibreLinkUp mobile app allows you to stay in touch, anywhere they go.

Better diabetes management

Help your child or loved ones manage their diabetes – from anywhere, day or night. With the LibreLinkUp app,§ you will receive alerts the minute their glucose levels are too high or too low – so you can take action.

Every FreeStyle Libre 2 app scan is automatically†† sent to your smartphone, and up to 20 people can view results from a single FreeStyle Libre 2 app account. For more information and support, visit LibreLinkUp.com§

 

3 easy steps

Enable your loved one to see and automatically share their glucose readings in an instant.

Understanding your loved one’s glucose scans

  • View current glucose

  • The bold number indicates the connection’s latest glucose reading.

  • See where glucose is headed

  • The trend arrow shows which way glucose was heading at the time of the scan.

  • View a scan history

  • The last 100 scans are listed below the latest reading. The list starts with the second most recent reading.

Getting started with LibreLinkUp§

There are 5 possible trend arrows you may see.

Up arrow

Glucose is rising quickly

More than 0.1 mmol/L (2 mg/dL) per minute

Up and to the right arrow

Glucose is rising

Between 0.06 mmol/L and 0.1 mmol/L (1-2 mg/dL) per minute

Straight across arrow

Glucose is changing slowly

Less than 0.06 mmol/L (1 mg/dL) per minute

Down and to the right arrow

Glucose is falling

Between 0.06 mmol/L and 0.1 mmol/L (1-2 mg/dL) per minute

Down arrow

Glucose is falling quickly

More than 0.1 mmol/L (2 mg/dL) per minute

Notifications must be turned on in your settings.

To see a patient’s results, notifications must be turned on. However, the LibreLinkUp app§ does not need to be open or running for you to receive notifications. Notifications can be sent to a smartphone’s locked screen. By opening the app, more glucose results can be viewed – each colour-coded to match the level of the reading.

The trend arrow will not display on the smartphone’s lock screen.

Instead, the lock screen will display the text describing the glucose rate of change (e.g., glucose is falling).

Specifications

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* 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.  

‡ 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 FreeStyle Libre 2 app or when symptoms do not match the app readings. The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check the website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of FreeStyle Libre 2 requires registration with LibreView. 

§ 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 the FreeStyle Libre 2 app 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. 

¶ Scanning the sensor does not require lancets. 

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

†† Use of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app requires registration with LibreView. Automatic upload requires a wireless internet connection or mobile data connection. 

‡‡ To get a complete glycemic picture over the last 3 months, the sensor must be replaced every 14 days and the sensor must be scanned at least once every 8 hours. 

 

Reference:  

  1. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care. 

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