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Now the #1 CGM system worldwide!†1 The FreeStyle Libre 2 system includes the same features as the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system, plus:

  • Real-time glucose alarms

  • Available with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app§

Interested in making a switch to the FreeStyle Libre 2 system? Visit the FreeStyle Libre 2 page to find how you can try it for free!ǁ

For illustrative purposes only. Not actual patient data.

For illustrative purposes only. Not actual patient data.

KNOW HOW TO MAKE MORE INFORMED DECISIONS ABOUT FOOD AND EXERCISE

  • Check your glucose with a painless2 scan instead of fingersticks

  • Significantly reduce your A1c3,4 with the #1# continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system1

  • Conveniently access your glucose readings using a smartphone,* reader,** or both

  • Get accurate5 readings for up to 14 days with the long-lasting self-applied sensor

Learn more about the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system

What is it?

The FreeStyle Libre 14 day system is a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system consisting of the LibreLink* app or a handheld reader and a glucose sensor worn on the back of the upper arm.

How does it work?

The sensor uses a thin, flexible filament inserted just under the skin to measure glucose levels every minute.

How do you use it?

Use your smartphone* or handheld reader to scan the glucose sensor with a painless,2 one-second scan to replace fingersticks.

 

The LibreLink* app or  FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader

Each painless,2 one-second scan shows:


Want to trade in routine fingersticks for continuous data points?

Use your smartphone* or handheld reader to scan the sensor as often as you like, even through clothing.††

  • Reporting capability

    Stores 90 days of glucose data. Downloading data from the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system to the LibreView‡‡ software allows for even more in-depth analysis of your glucose data.

  • Convenience

    Compact, lightweight, and includes a built-in FreeStyle Precision Neo test strip port for blood glucose testing.

  • User-friendly

    Has a backlit color touchscreen for visibility in the dark.

What your FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader can show you

Sensor Glucose Readings

The Sensor Glucose Readings screen appears after you use your smartphone* or reader** to scan your sensor. Your reading includes your current glucose reading, a glucose trend arrow indicating which way your glucose is headed, and a graph showing your 8 hour glucose history.

FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader example

Daily Patterns

A graph showing the pattern and variability of your sensor glucose over a typical day. The thick black line shows the midpoint of your glucose readings. The gray shading represents a range of your sensor readings.

Note: Daily Patterns needs at least 5 days of glucose data.

FreeStyle Libre 14 day reading from the past 7 days

Low Glucose Events

This view provides information about the number of low glucose events measured by your sensor. The total number of events is displayed above the graph. The bar graph displays the low glucose events in four different 6-hour periods of the day. Use the arrows to view your glucose data collected over the last 7, 14, 30, or 90 days. Low glucose events are recorded when glucose readings are lower than 70 mg/dL for longer than 15 minutes.

FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader

Time In Target

Shows the percentage of time your sensor readings were above, below, and within your target glucose range.¶¶

FreeStyle Libre 14 day glucose levels screen from the past 7 days

Visual Alerts

If your glucose reading is rapidly changing, below 70 mg/dL or projected to be below 70 mg/dL, or if there is no glucose number or trend arrow, you will see a visual alert, the Check Blood Glucose symbol. When you see this symbol, do a blood glucose test before making treatment decisions.

Sensor glucose reading example

The FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor

  • Small size and comfortable to wear2

    About the size of 2 stacked US quarters, the sensor
    may be scanned through clothing.††

  • Painless application2

    Painless and easy to apply.1 A very thin filament sits just under the skin to measure interstitial fluid.

  • Accurate5 sensor readings

    No fingerstick calibration required, and the system has no interference with medications containing acetaminophen.6

  • Water resistant§§

    Stays on the body for up to 14 days, and can be worn while swimming,§§ showering, or exercising.

  • Continuous monitoring

    Measures your glucose every minute, and stores glucose readings every 15 minutes.ǁǁ

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Choosing the site

Select an area on the back of your upper arm, avoiding areas with moles, scarring, or recent insulin injections.##

Select a different site than the one most recently used.

Preparing your skin

Preparing your skin is an important step toward ensuring adhesion. Our sensor adhesion guide in our Support section suggests solutions to help overcome common skin surface conditions.

Applying the sensor

The sensor pack and sensor applicator are packaged as a set (separately from the reader).***

Learn how to keep your sensor in place.

Applying the sensor

  • Open the sensor pack by peeling off the lid completely. Unscrew the cap from the sensor applicator and set the cap aside.†††

  • Line up the dark mark on the sensor applicator with the dark mark on the sensor pack. On a hard surface, press down firmly on the sensor applicator until it comes to a stop.‡‡‡

  • Place the sensor applicator over the prepared site and push down firmly until the sensor is in place.§§§

  • Make sure the sensor is secure after application.ǁǁǁ Put the cap back on the sensor applicator. Discard the used sensor pack and sensor applicator per local regulations.

Please refer to complete application for Applying Your Sensor in the FreeStyle Libre 14 day User's Manual.

Questions about the sensor?

Get glucose insights on your Smartphone

The FreeStyle LibreLink* app is available!

FreeStyle LibreLink app daily glucose trend example

Try the FreeStyle Libre 2 system for FREEǁ

Sign up for the MyFreeStyle program to try the #1 CGM system in the WORLD#1 at no cost!ǁ You will also receive 14 days of guided support to show you how a CGM system can help reveal personal insights about your body.

Already using the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system? 
You can continue to use it! If you'd like to switch to the FreeStyle Libre 2 system, the MyFreeStyle program lets you try it for free.ǁ Or you can ask your healthcare professional for a new prescription. Both the FreeStyle Libre 14 day and FreeStyle Libre 2 systems are available through most pharmacies nationwide.¶¶¶

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Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if a compatible smartphone is used in conjunction with the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader to review glucose data. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply. As a courtesy, Abbott provides the most up-to-date information available, but it is subject to change and interpretation. The customer is ultimately responsible for determining the appropriate codes, coverage, and payment policies for individual patients. Abbott does not guarantee third party coverage or payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.

* The FreeStyle LibreLink app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our compatibility guide for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle LibreLink app requires registration with LibreView.

† Data based on the number of users worldwide for FreeStyle Libre family of personal CGMs compared to the number of users for other leading personal CGM brands and based on CGM sales dollars compared to other leading personal CGM brands.

‡ Notifications will only be received when alarms are turned on and the sensor is within 20 feet unobstructed of the reading device. You must enable the appropriate settings on your smartphone to receive alarms and alerts, see the FreeStyle Libre 2 User’s Manual for more information. 

§ The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our compatibility guide for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app requires registration with LibreView. 

ǁ or ♢ Eligible patients will receive one (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor for users with a compatible mobile phone operating system at $0 copay. The expiration date of the voucher is 60 days from the issue date. This program is available for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; it is not available for patients with gestational diabetes. Only patients ages 18 and older are eligible to sign up and receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor and patients ages 4-17 are eligible to receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor through their parent or guardian. This offer is void where prohibited by law. Abbott may modify or rescind this offer at any time without notice. The discounts are not available to beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid or other federal or state healthcare programs or residents of Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and other US territories. The free FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor is provided as a sample and is limited to one NDC per eligible person. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor cannot be re-sold, traded nor submitted to any third-party payer for reimbursement and is not provided as any inducement for future purchases. The free sample card is not health insurance.
 

¶ Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol, when symptoms do not match system readings, when you suspect readings may be inaccurate, or when you experience symptoms that may be due to high or low blood glucose.

# Data based on the number of users worldwide for FreeStyle Libre family of personal CGMs compared to the number of users for other leading personal CGM brands and based on CGM sales dollars compared to other leading personal CGM brands.

** The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader have similar but not identical features. Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol, when symptoms do not match system readings, when you suspect readings may be inaccurate, or when you experience symptoms that may be due to high or low blood glucose.

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

‡‡ The LibreView data management software is intended for use by both patients and healthcare professionals to assist people with diabetes and their healthcare professionals in the review, analysis and evaluation of historical glucose meter data to support effective diabetes management. The LibreView software is not intended to provide treatment decisions or to be used as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

§§ Sensor is water-resistant in up to 1 meter (3 feet) of water. Do not immerse longer than 30 minutes.

ǁǁ Based on the sensor being replaced once every 14 days, and scanned at least once every 8 hours.

¶¶ Default range is 70-180 mg/dL. Consult with a healthcare professional on individual target glucose range.

## Choose a site that is at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) away from an insulin injection site.

*** CAUTION: The Sensor Pack and Sensor Applicator have the same sensor code. The sensor codes should be checked to ensure they match before using Sensor Pack and Sensor Applicator. Do not use Sensor Packs and Sensor Applicators with different Sensor codes together as this will result in incorrect glucose readings.

††† Do NOT use if the Sensor Pack or the Sensor Applicator seem to be damaged or already opened. Do NOT use if past expiration date.

‡‡‡ The Sensor Applicator contains a needle. Do not touch inside the Sensor Applicator or put it back into the Sensor Pack.

§§§ Do not push down on the Sensor Applicator until placed over prepared site to prevent unintended results or injury.

ǁǁǁ Applying the Sensor may cause bruising or bleeding. If there is bleeding that does not stop, remove the Sensor, and apply a new one at a different site.

¶¶¶ Participating pharmacies are subject to change without notice. Product availability may vary by retailer.

References: 1. Data on File. Abbott Diabetes Care. 2. Haak, Thomas, et al. "Flash Glucose-Sensing Technology as a Replacement for Blood Glucose Monitoring for the Management of Insulin-treated Type 2 Diabetes: a Multicentre, Open-label Randomised Controlled Trial." Diabetes Therapy 8, no. 1 (February 2017): 55-73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-016-0223-6. 3. Kroeger, Jens, Peter Fasching, and Helene Hanaire. "Three European Retrospective Real-World Chart Review Studies to Determine the Effectiveness of Flash Glucose Monitoring on HbA1c in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes." Diabetes Therapy 11, no. 1 (January 2020): 279-291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-019-00741-9. 4. Evans, Mark, et al. "The Impact of Flash Glucose Monitoring on Glycaemic Control as Measured by HbA1c: a Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials and Real-world Observational Studies." Diabetes Therapy 11, no. 1 (January 2020): 83-95. DOI: 0.1007/s13300-019-00720-0. 5. FreeStyle Libre 14 day User's Manual. 6. Alva, Shridhara, Ting Chen, and Andrew Naegeli. "Acetaminophen Interference on ISF Based Glucose Monitoring Systems." Poster presentation presented at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD), Paris, France, February 15-18, 2017.

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Important Safety Information

FreeStyle Libre 14 day system: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 14 day system as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us for safety info.

FreeStyle Libre 2: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 2 system as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If glucose alarms and readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us for safety info.

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No use of any Abbott trademark, trade name, or trade dress in this site may be made without prior written authorization of Abbott Laboratories, except to identify the product or services of the company.

This website and the information contained herein is intended for use by residents of the United States.

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