What is it?

The FreeStyle Libre system is accurate, stable and consistent over 14 days without the need for fingersticks* or calibrations3.

How does it work?

To obtain a glucose reading, users simply perform a quick, painless 1-second scan of the smartphone over the FreeStyle Libre sensor. This easy scan gives you more information without the need for fingersticks*.

How is it used?

The FreeStyle Libre sensor is waterproof and can be worn while bathing, showering, swimming and exercising4.

FreeStyle Libre Sensor 
  • Small size and comfortable to wear1

    About the size of a R5 coin, the sensor can be scanned through clothing.  One sensor lasts 14 days.

  • Painless application2

    Painless2 and easy to apply2.  A very thin filament sits just under the skin to measure interstitial fluid glucose.

  • Accurate3 sensor readings

    The FreeStyle Libre system is accurate, stable and consistent over 14 days, without need for fingerstick calibrations3

  • Water resistant

    Feel free to swim, shower and exercise with your FreeStyle Libre sensor.  The sensor stays on your arm and keeps working4.

  • Continuous monitoring

    FreeStyle Libre measures your glucose every minute, and stores readings every 15 minutes5

Αισθητήρες συστήματος παρακολούθησης γλυκόζης FreeStyle Libre
FreeStyle LibreLink

Keep an eye on the values ​​at any time with the free app 

The Freestyle LibreLink app is free and approved for use with the Freestyle Libre sensors. With the FreeStyle LibreLink app, you are always up to date with your glucose values. Now you can easily monitor your glucose values ​​on your smartphone and share them with your treatment team directly from the app6,7. Learn More.

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LibreView is a secure, cloud-based diabetes management system that gives healthcare professionals and patients clear, easy-to-understand reports from compatible FreeStyle glucose monitoring devices.

Simply share your glucose values ​​with your treatment team4. For example, questions can be clarified even if you cannot see your doctor in person.

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LibreLink Up App

Manage diabetes together with LibreLinkUp8,9

Remotely monitor and support people in your life so they can better manage their glucose.

*For family, friends, and caregivers of FreeStyle Libre sensor users.

*Support up to 20 people from a single LibreLinkUp account.

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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.

1. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. 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 multicenter, open-label randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Therapy 8.1 (2017): 55-73

3. Bailey Timothy., et al. The Performance and Usability of a Factory-Calibrated Flash Glucose Monitoring System. Diabetes Technology &Therapeutics.2015;17(11):787-794

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

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

6. The FreeStyle LibreLink app is compatible with NFC enabled phones running Android OS 5.0 or higher and with iPhone 7 and higher running OS 11 and higher

7. The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre reader have similar but not identical features. A fingerstick test using a blood glucose meter is required during times of rapidly changing glucose levels when interstitial fluid glucose levels may not accurately reflect blood glucose levels or if hypoglycaemia or impending hypoglycaemia is reported by the FreeStyle LibreLink app or when symptoms do not match the LibreLink app readings.

8. The LibreLinkUp app is only compatible with certain mobile device and operating systems. Please check for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of FreeStyle Libre-compatible apps and LibreLinkUp may require registration with LibreView. The LibreLinkUp mobile app is not intended to be a primary glucose monitor: users must consult their primary device(s) and consult a healthcare professional before making any medical interpretation and therapy adjustments from the information provided by the app. This device is not intended to replace self-monitoring practices as advised by a physician.

9. Transfer of glucose data between applications depends on internet connectivity.