FreeStyle Libre Reader

With every painlessa scan, the FreeStyle Libre Reader displays the current glucose reading, the latest 8 hours of continuous glucose data and a trend arrow showing if glucose levels are going up down or changing slowly1.

  • Glucose trend arrow1

    Easy to spot ups, downs and night-time lows and see which way and how quickly glucose levels are changing.

  • Current glucose reading1

    You can get your current glucose reading by an easy scan of the FreeStyle Libre sensor.

  • Food and insulin notes1

    Easy to add notes to track food, insulin use, exercise, and other events.

  • 8-hour glucose history1

    Get the last 8 hours of glucose data.​


What does the FreeStyle Libre Reader show you?

  • Easy to see trends

    Trend arrows make it easy to spot ups, downs and night-time lows and see which way and how quickly glucose levels are changing1.

    The ability to scan as many times as you like allows you to better track food, exercise and insulin on glucose levels1.

    Furthermore, you can also set customizable reminders and alerts with sound or vibration and add your own notes to help interpret your data1.

  • Convenient

    Small and lightweightb, the Reader is easy to always hold and carry with you. A quick one-second scan, which works even through clothingc enables you to scan as many times as you like – discreetly wherever and whenever you want1

  • Diabetes management

    Access to clear information to help you make informed changes between these visits, as directed by your healthcare professional, could have a positive effect on the outcome of your diabetes management1.


Touch to add notes1


Scans even through clothingc

Provides patient-friendly graphs1

Stores 90 days of glucose datad,1

Daily Patterns

Track glucose levels over multiple days

Time in Target

Spend more time within your target glucose range

Low Glucose Events

Be aware about low glucose events


Apply the sensor to the back of your upper arm with the applicator1


A painless 1-second scan is all you need to see your glucose readings1


See your current glucose reading, eight hours of data, and a trend arrow that shows you where your glucose is heading1

Learn more about the
FreeStyle Libre Reader

  • Check your glucose levels anytimee, anywheref

    With a one-second scan, you can check your glucose anytime you want. Each scan of the reader over the sensor shows a current glucose reading, the last 8 hours of data and a trend arrow indicating if glucose is going up, down or staying steady1.

  • Glucose insights

    With the FreeStyle Libre system, glucose levels are tracked continuously to give you patterns and trends. Get a complete 24-hour glucose snapshot including your Time in Range, which can help you make lifestyle changes to better manage your glucose.

  • Scan through clothingc

    Use the FreeStyle Libre system and measure glucose discreetly. Don't let finger pricking interrupt your lifestyleg,h.


Images and simulated data for illustrative purposes only. Not real patient or data.

For children aged 4-12, a caregiver at least 18 years old is responsible for supervising, managing, and assisting them in using the FreeStyle Libre system and interpreting its readings1.

a. In a study conducted by Abbott Diabetes Care, 92% of patients surveyed (n=119) patients agree that it was painless or almost painless to apply the sensor2.

b. Reader dimensions 95 mm x 60 mm x 16 mm and weight 65 grams1.

c. The reader can capture data from the sensor when it is within 1 cm to 4 cm of the sensor1.

d. For a complete glycemic picture scan once every 8 hours1.

e. 60-minute warm-up required when applying the sensor1.

f. Sensor is water resistant in up to 1 meter (3 feet) of water Do not immerse longer than 30 minutes. Not to be used above 10,000 feet1.

g. Finger pricks are required if glucose readings do not match symptoms or expectations1.

h. In a study conducted by Abbott Diabetes Care, 97% of patients surveyed (n=123) agree /strongly agree getting glucose readings from the FreeStyle Libre system would not interrupt their daily activities2.


1. FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system User's Manual.

2. Haak T, Hanaire H, Ajjan R, Hermanns N, Riveline JP, Rayman G. Flash Glucose-Sensing Technology as a Replacement for Blood Glucose Monitoring for the Management of Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes: a Multicenter, Open-Label Randomized Controlled Trial. Diabetes Ther. 2017;8(Suppl 1):S1-15.


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