What is FreeStyle Libre?

FreeStyle Libre is a revolutionary product that helps you track your glucose levels without fingerpricks1. FreeStyle Libre is a sensor-based glucose monitoring system that comes with a reader and a sensor. The sensor is applied on to the back of your upper arm and can be worn for up to 14 days. Simply swipe the reader over the sensor to get a complete picture of your glucose levels.



Automatically measures and stores your glucose readings


A painless one-second scan, even through your clothing2

User Friendly

Get 8 hours of glucose data3 and glucose trends


Designed to be water-resistant4


Apply the sensor to the back of your upper arm with the applicator.


A painless one-second scan is all you need to see your glucose readings.


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

Who can Use the FreeStyle Libre?

FreeStyle Libre is approved in broad range of patient population5

  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

  • Pregnant women6-7

  • Children and young adults8


One Scan is All it Takes

Last 8 hours of glucose data.Trend arrow indicating if glucose is going up or down.

Check Historical Data

90 days of glucose data3 stored in the reader

Better Insights

Glucose levels are tracked continuously so you can see patterns and trends

Dual Capability Testing

Glucose levels are tracked continuously so you can see patterns and trends

Decreases A1c9

Reduces Hypoglycemia10-11

Increases Time in Range10
Improves Quality of Life12

Decreases Hospital Admissions12-13

Decreases Work Absenteeism12-13

Better by Comparison

FreeStyle Libre Vs Glucometer

PJS Nayyar, thrives at 63 by balancing his health and Type 2 diabetes.
Renu Singhal is a 52-year-old homemaker and avid foodie with Type 2 diabetes.

Experience FreeStyle Libre for Yourself!

1. Scanning the sensor to obtain glucose values does not require fingerpricks.

2. The FreeStyle Libre Reader can capture data from within1cm to 4cm of the sensor, even through clothing.

3. To get a 24-hour glycemic picture, users need to scan at least once every 8 hours.

4. The sensor is water resistant in up to 1 meter (3 feet) of water. Do not immerse longer than 30 minutes.

5. Data on file: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

6. Proven to be safe and effective for use during pregnancy, Scott EM, Bilous RW, Kautzky-Willer A. Accuracy, user acceptability, and safety evaluation for the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system when used by pregnant women with diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018;20(3):180-188

7. FreeStyle Libre is an easy and simple way for pregnant woman to check their glucose, Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc

8. 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 readings.

9. Yaron M, Roitman E, Aharon-Hananel G, et al. Effect of flash glucose monitoring technology on glycemic control and treatment satisfaction in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2019;42(7):1178-1184.

10. Bolinder J, Antuna R, Geelhoed-Duijvestijn P, Kröger J, Weitgasser R. Novel glucose-sensing technology and hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: a multicentre, non-masked, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2016;388(10057):2254-2263.

11. 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(1): 55-73.

12. Fokkert M, van Dijk P, Edens M, et al. Improved well-being and decreased disease burden after 1-year use of flash glucose monitoring (FLARE-NL4). BMJ Open Diab Res Care. 2019. https://doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000809.

13. Charleer S, De Block C, Van Huffel L, et al. Quality of life and glucose control after 1 year of nationwide reimbursement of intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring in adults living with type 1 diabetes (FUTURE): a prospective observational real-world cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2020;43(2):389-397

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