• Monitor your glucose without painful fingersticks*

    FreeStyle Libre does not measure blood glucose, but measures interstitial fluid glucose.  A thin, small and flexible filament is placed approximate 5 mm under your skin.

  • Wear your FreeStyle Libre sensor for up to 14 days1

    Values ​​accurate to the minute for up to 14 days - without routine fingersticks*.

  • Clear reports

    Simple reports make it possible to see the glucose history after meals, exercise or while sleeping. Better diabetes management is possible in this way.

  • Easy to share glucose data 

    Glucose data can be shared with your caregivers, family or healthcare team using LibreView and the FreeStyle LibreLink and LibreLinkUp apps.


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. Watch the sensor adhesion videos in the support section of this website for tips on how to prepare your skin before application 

Applying the sensor

The sensor pack and sensor applicator are packaged as a set .


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. Put the cap back on the sensor applicator. Discard the used sensor pack and sensor applicator per local regulations

Sensor Applicator

Get glucose insights on your compatible phone

Check  your  smartphone is  compatible to download and use the FreeStyle LibreLink app

Note that the FreeStyle LibreLink application is only compatible with select phone models that have the NFC functionality. Many smartphone models are already compatible with the FreeStyle LibreLink app. Here is a list of models that are compatible.

Do you have any further questions about FreeStyle Libre?

For further information please contact our customer service



*Fingersticks are required if glucose readings do not match symptoms or expectations.

†  The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre reader have similar but not identical features. Fingersticks are required if readings do not match symptoms or expectations. The FreeStyle Libre sensor communicates with the FreeStyle Libre reader that started it or the FreeStyle LibreLink app that started it. A sensor started by the FreeStyle Libre reader will also communicate with the FreeStyle LibreLink app. The FreeStyle LibreLinkapp is only compatible with certain NFC enabled mobile devices and operating systems. Please check the website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of FreeStyle LibreLink requires registration with LibreView.

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