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The FreeStyle Libre 2 system at a glance

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Check your child’s glucose levels with a one-second scan instead of a fingerstick*1

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With the FreeStyle Libre 2 app§ǁ you can get glucose readings and alarms anytime, anywhere

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Receive real-time glucose alarms from the reader**ǁ# or the FreeStyle Libre 2 app§ and LibreLinkUp app†† that notify you if your child goes too low or too high‡‡§§

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Monitor your child’s glucose remotely,‡§§‡‡ and easilyIIII share results with your child’s doctor using LibreView¶¶

FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitor products – glucose sensor and reader

Explore the features of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

What is it?

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system is a Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system that includes a small sensor your child (ages 4+) wears on the back of the upper arm.

How does it work?

The sensor has a thin, flexible filament that sits just under the skin and automatically measures and tracks your child’s glucose every minute.1

How do you use it?

You can check your child’s glucose by scanning the sensor with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app§ or the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader.ǁ#

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app§ or readerǁ#

Want to trade in routine fingersticks* for continuous data points about your child’s glucose? With the FreeStyle Libre 2 app§ and LibreLinkUp app,†† children don't have to monitor their glucose alone.ǁ Parents can manage and share glucose data and real-time glucose alarms with caregivers and loved ones.‡‡§§

You can now monitor your child’s glucose and receive real-time glucose alarms on an iPhone with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app.§ǁ

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FreeStyle Libre 2 app§

 

 

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LibreLinkUp app††

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

If you are using the handheld reader, you can scan your child’s sensor as often as you'd like, even through clothing.##

 

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Reporting capability

Stores 90 days of glucose data. Downloading data from the FreeStyle Libre 2 system to the LibreView¶¶ software allows for an even more in-depth analysis of your child’s glucose data.

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Convenience

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

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User-friendly

Has a backlit color touchscreen for visibility in the dark.

FreeStyle Libre 2 reader

The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor

Easy application

Quick and easy to apply.***2  A very thin filament sits just under your child’s skin to monitor glucose.

Small and discreet***2

About the size of 2 stacked quarters—scan the sensor through your child’s clothing!##

Water resistant†††

Your child can go swimming, hop in the bath, even play in the rain with it on!

FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor

Why choose the FreeStyle Libre 2 system?

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#1 CGM brand worldwide‡‡‡

More patients rely on us to help them manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

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Unsurpassed 14-day accuracy1

Meets the highest accuracy standards.§§§3 Make treatment decisions anytime, high or low, without fingersticks.*

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More affordableIIIIII4

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system is covered widely by insurance plans and is one-third the cost of other CGM systems.¶¶¶4

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Significantly lowers A1c***2

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system is proven to significantly lower your child's A1c.***2

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Longest-lasting self-applied integrated CGM sensor###1,5

Continuously measures glucose levels every minute6 for a full 14 days.

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Real-time glucose readings1

With readings every single minute,1 the FreeStyle Libre 2 system can help you make informed decisions about your child's diabetes by monitoring how food, exercise, and medicine can affect glucose levels.

The FreeStyle Libre book series

Empowering all diabetes type 1 children, one page at a time

Welcome to our children's book series designed to inspire, educate, and build understanding for all kids with diabetes. Read these powerful stories with your child for free and share them with friends and family.

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Billy playing basketball wearing his FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitoring device

Billy and the Bionic Badge

Show kids how they can stay active while wearing a CGM device!

Riley wears a FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitoring device while flying on a broomstick

Riley and the Magic Range

Riley learns that a low can make her magic misbehave!

Marina’s Microscope

Marina invents a microscope to learn how diabetes affects her body!

Try the FreeStyle Libre 2 system for FREE

Sign up your child in the MyFreeStyle program to try the #1 CGM in the WORLD‡‡‡ at no cost! You will also receive 14 days of guided support to show you how a CGM system can help reveal personal insights about your child’s glucose trends and patterns.

Ask your child’s doctor for a prescription for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system today.

 

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Hear what people are saying about FreeStyle Libre systems (CGM)

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The more affordable CGM systemIIIIII4

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system is priced 70% below the list price of other CGM systems****4
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As a courtesy to its customers, 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 of payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.

*Fingersticks are required if your glucose alarms and readings do not match symptoms or when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol during the first 12 hours.

† or ♢Eligible patients will receive one (1) FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor (for users with a compatible mobile phone operating system) or one (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor and reader at $0 copay. The expiration date of the voucher is 60 days from the issue date. This program is not available for patients with gestational diabetes. Only patients 18 and older are eligible to receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor, and patients 4 and older are eligible to receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor and reader 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 14 day sensor, FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or reader is provided as a sample and is limited to one NDC per eligible person. The FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor, FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or FreeStyle Libre 2 reader 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.

Notifications will only be received when alarms are turned on and the sensor is within 20 feet of the reading device. You must have Critical Alerts enabled to receive alarms and alerts on your smartphone.

§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.

IIMedicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if a smartphone with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app is used in conjunction with the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader to review glucose data. Medicare coverage is not available if a patient never uses the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader, and patients must meet other applicable coverage criteria. See Local Coverage Determination: Glucose Monitors (L33822), July 2021 and Local Coverage Article: Glucose Monitors (A52464), Jan 2020.

Glucose readings are not available during 1-hour warm-up, when the sensor is too hot or too cold, when you see an error or "LO" or "HI" message, or no current glucose reading.

#The FreeStyle Libre 2 app and the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader have similar but not identical features. Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see the Check Blood Glucose symbol and when your glucose alarms and readings from the system do not match symptoms or expectations.

**To get the Urgent Low Glucose Alarm on your phone with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app, you will first need to start your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with your phone. If you don’t start your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with your phone, you will not get the Urgent Low Glucose Alarm on your phone.

††The LibreLinkUp app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check www.LibreLinkUp.com for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the LibreLinkUp app requires registration with LibreView. Dosing decisions should not be made based on this device. The user should follow instructions on the continuous glucose monitoring system. This device is not intended to replace self-monitoring practices as advised by a physician.

‡‡Glucose alarms will transfer to the LibreLinkUp app users when users are connected and alarms are enabled on the FreeStyle Libre 2 app.

§§The user's device must have internet connectivity for glucose data to automatically upload to LibreView and to transfer to connected LibreLinkUp app users.

IIIIIn comparison to the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader.

¶¶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.

##The reader captures data from the sensor within 1 cm to 4 cm of the sensor.

***Data from this study was collected with the outside US version of the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system. FreeStyle Libre 2 has the same features as the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system with optional real-time glucose alarms. Therefore, the study data is applicable to both products.

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

‡‡‡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.

§§§Based on FDA iCGM special controls.

IIIIIIBased on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system versus competitors’ CGM systems. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any.

¶¶¶Based on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system versus competitors’ CGM systems, assuming annual use of one receiver (or equivalent hardware) and quantity of transmitters and/or sensors according to use life. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any.

###Based on a comparison to Dexcom G6.

****Based on a comparison of list prices of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system versus competitors’ CGM systems, assuming annual use of one receiver (or equivalent hardware) and quantity of transmitters and/or sensors according to use life.

References: 1. FreeStyle Libre 2 User’s Manual. 2. Campbell, Fiona M., et al. “Outcomes of Using Flash Glucose Monitoring technology by Children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes in a Single Arm Study.” Pediatric Diabetes 19, no. 7 (November 2018): 1294-1301. https://doi.org/10.1111/pedi.12735. 3. iCGM Special Controls. Accessed May 2021. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf17/DEN170088.pdf. 4. Data on File. Abbott Diabetes Care. 5. Dexcom G6 CGM User Guide. 6. Alva, Shridhara. “FreeStyle Libre 2 - A New iCGM Device.” (2020). Accessed Mar 2021 from: https://www.danatech.org/media/okfhq1gu/adc-23842v3-revised-august-3-2020.pdf.

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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 system: 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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