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NOW APPROVED: The FreeStyle Libre 3 app‡  in iOS for daily insulin users
NOW APPROVED: The FreeStyle Libre 3 app‡  in iOS for daily insulin users
NOW APPROVED: The FreeStyle Libre 3 app‡  in iOS for daily insulin users

Accurately1 monitor your glucose levels

  • Check your glucose with a painless*2 scan instead of fingersticks

  • Significantly reduce your A1c*3,4

  • Get the FreeStyle Libre 2 app to track your glucose anytime§, anywhereII

What else to know about the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

For ages 4 & up

Our continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system is available for adults and children with diabetes, ages 4 years and older.

Available with app or reader

Glucose readings can be viewed on the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader or on your smartphone with the FreeStyle
Libre 2 app.

MyFreeStyle program

This program helps guide you through your first CGM experience, and if eligible#, you can get started with a FREE# trial of the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor.

Customize your optional, real-time alarms**

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app includes real-time glucose alarms** and readings every minute1 that let you know when your glucose is too high or too low.

The optional glucose alarms** (low, high, and signal loss) are on by default. To make changes to your app alarms**1:

  1. Go to the Main Menu and tap Alarms**
  2. Select the alarm** you want to change
  3. Work with your health care professional to determine your alarm** settings

Watch to learn about how to use alarms** with the FreeStyle Libre 2 app

Get started with your FreeStyle Libre 2 system

Try the FreeStyle Libre 2 system for FREE#

Through the MyFreeStyle program, you will learn how the FreeStyle Libre 2 system can help you stay on top of your diabetes management. People who have enrolled in the program have said that they are more confident in managing their diabetes5.

If you are commercially insured or cash paying, you may qualify for a voucher for a free# sensor for the #1 CGM system in the world††5.

Download the FreeStyle Libre 2 app today

 

Check to see if your smartphone is compatible here.

 

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How much does the FreeStyle Libre 2 system cost?

Most covered patients pay less than $40 per month for FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors‡‡5.
Learn more about coverage

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Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader is used to review glucose data on some days every month. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply.

Abbott provides this information as a courtesy, 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.

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

† 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.

‡ 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.

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

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

¶ 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 Check Blood Glucose symbol and when your glucose alarms and readings from the system do not match symptoms or expectations.

# or ♢ Eligible patients will receive one (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 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 or Type 2 diabetes; it is not available for patients with gestational diabetes. Patients ages 18 and older are eligible to sign up and receive an offer for the (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor. Patients ages 4-17 are eligible to receive an offer for the (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 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 Kaiser Permanente, Medicare, Medicaid or other federal or state healthcare programs, residents of Massachusetts, or US territories (other than Puerto Rico). The free (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor is provided as a sample and is limited to one NDC per eligible person. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or FreeStyle Libre 3 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.

** 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.

†† 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 prescription claims for commercially insured patients using the FreeStyle Libre 2 system. Does not include Medicare, Medicaid, uninsured, and other federal or state healthcare program patients. The actual amount a patient pays may vary. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system requires a prescription.

References: 1. FreeStyle Libre 2 User’s Manual. 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 (2017): 55-73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-016-0223-6. 3. 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 (2020): 83-95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-019-00720-0. 4. 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 (2020): 279-291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-019-00741-9. 5. Data on File. Abbott Diabetes Care.

 

 

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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 and FreeStyle Libre 3 systems: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 2 or FreeStyle Libre 3 systems 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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