Know your glucose trends and Time in Range - Now You Know

Know your glucose trends and Time in Range - Now You Know

Understand your personal glucose trends

With a quick scan of the sensor, FreeStyle Libre shows you where your glucose levels have been, and where they are heading.

Annotated image of the handheld reader and glucose sensor explaining the screen display icons
Handheld reader device

Glucose trends and arrows can improve overall diabetes management and help you improve your Time in Range

What is Time in Range? (TIR)

TIR is a measure of the time your glucose stays within the recommended range; the shaded area on your reader, known as Time in Target. Increasing your TIR will have a direct impact on reducing your HbA1c.4

blue arrow pointing upwards, with TIR 10 percent written on it

Every 10% increase in TIR can lower A1c by 0.5–0.8%24

blue arrow pointing upwards, with TIR 5 percent written on it

Every 5% increase in range has a positive impact on your glucose control4

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Spending more TIR can reduce long-term health complications such as vision loss and kidney disease5

Using FreeStyle Libre has been proven to increase Time in Rangeʘ19

graphic of clock and blue arrow pointing upwards - increases time in range by 43 percent

ʘComparing 2 groups from lowest to highest scan rate (3.6 and 39.5 scans/day), patients who scanned more frequently using the FreeStyle Libre systems spent 43% more Time in Range.

Abbreviations: A1c: glycated haemoglobin; CGM: continuous glucose monitoring; TIR: time in range.

References: 4. Battelino T, et al Diabetes Care. 2019;42(8):1593-1603. 5. Beck RW, et al. Diabetes Care 2019;42(3):400–405. 19. Lang J, et al. Diabetes 2019;68(Supplement_1):972-P. 24. Vigersky RA, et al. Diabetes Technol Ter 2019;21(2):81-85.