Know your glucose and where it is trending - Now you know

Know your glucose and where it is trending - Now you know

Know your glucose levels and how they are trending; without a finger prick††

Discover the FreeStyle Libre system

Reader and Sensor

What is it?

A continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system consisting of a handheld reader, and a glucose sensor worn on your arm.15

Glucose sensor viewed side on, showing tiny filament on the side that sticks to your skin.

How does it work?

The sensor uses a thin, flexible filament inserted just under the skin to measure glucose levels continuously for 8 hours.15,17

The handheld reader being held over a glucose sensor on someone's arm.

How do you use it?

Use your handheld reader to scan the glucose sensor without the need to prick your fingers.††15

The FreeStyle Libre reader

Each painless, one-second scan shows:17

Reader and Sensor

Manage and know more about your glucose without a finger prick.††

Use your reader to scan the sensor as often as you like, even through clothing.#17

  • Reporting capability
    Stores 90 days of glucose data. Shows you the daily percentage of time you spent in your target range.17
  • Convenience
    Compact, lightweight, and includes a built-in FreeStyle Precision Neo test strip port for blood glucose testing.15

The FreeStyle Libre sensor

Small, discreet, and comfortable to wear §17

Painless application 17
Painless and easy to apply. A very thin filament sits just under the skin to measure interstitial fluid.

Unsurpassed accurate glucose readings †2

Water resistant so you can swim, exercise and shower**

Continuously provides a complete picture
Measures your glucose every 1 minute, and stores glucose readings every 15 minutes.23

Wear for up to 14 days.17

FreeStyle Libre has been shown to be reliable and accurate when compared to
blood glucose monitoring.†16,22

How does the FreeStyle Libre system work?

FreeStyle Libre measures glucose in interstitial fluid (ISF)

BGM vs CGM - Comparing how a needle goes much deeper into the skin than the FreeStyle Libre thin filament.

Understand the lag between FreeStyle Libre (CGM) and BGM

  • Blood glucose monitoring (BGM) captures single moments in time
  • FreeStyle Libre helps you see your glucose levels over time

Abbreviations: A1c: glycated haemoglobin; hypo: hypoglycemic event; RCT: randomised controlled trial; SMBG: self-monitoring of blood glucose; T1D: type 1 diabetes; T2D: type 2 diabetes.

References: 6. Bolinder J, et al. Lancet. 2016;388(10057):2254-2263. 10. Charleer S, et al. Diabetes Care 2020;43(2):389-397. 12. Evans M, et al. Diabetes Ther 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-022-01253-9. 13. Fokkert M, et al. BMJ Open Diab Res Care 2019;7(1):e000809. 17. Haak T, et al. Diabetes Therapy 2017;8:55-73. 27. Wright E, et al. Diabetes Spectrum. 2021;34(2):184–189. 28. Yaron, M. Diabetes Care 2019;42(7):1178–1184.

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