The FreeStyle Libre 2 system  

Empower your patients to take control of their diabetes self-management and improve their glycemic outcomes1-4

Easy to use

  • A painless,5* 1-second scan 
  • Provides a current glucose reading, trend arrow and 8-hour history

Easy to wear 

  • A small, discreet sensor that is easy to apply and wear for up to 14 days5*
  • Scans through clothing
  • Swim, shower and exercise – the sensor stays on and keeps working

Outstanding accuracy 

  • No confirmatory finger pricks required for treatment decisions – even when glucose is low, falling, or rapidly changing§ 

Optional, real-time glucose alarms 

  • Alarms let patients know the minute their glucose is too low or too high

  • Current glucose

    provides your patient with an accurate glucose reading 

  • Glucose trend arrow

    shows your patients where their glucose is heading

  • Glucose graph

    shows your patients an 8-hour history of their glucose levels

  • Glucose message

    tells your patients if their glucose is in or out of target range

FreeStyle Libre 2

ALARM

Patients can automatically receive an alarm when their glucose is too low or too high.

SCAN

Patients scan their FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor to see their glucose reading, trend arrow and 8-hour history. 

ACT

Patients use the information to take appropriate action as needed. 

Easy-to-use5* glucose alarms 

Easy to turn alarms on and off5

Easy to customize low and high glucose alarm ranges5

Easy to adjust sound and vibration5

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Low glucose alarm

Setting can range between 3.3 mmol/L to 5.6 mmol/L. 

High glucose alarm

Setting can range between 6.7 mmol/L to 22.2 mmol/L. 

Signal loss alarm

Occurs when sensor loses its signal to phone. 


Outstanding accuracy, when it matters most!

The first and only 14-day sensor glucose monitoring system with alarms 
clinically proven to significantly reduce night-time hypoglycemia vs. SMBG.1,2*

 

 

FREE
TO
DREAM

WITHOUT LANCETS††

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system liberates children and parents from the hassles of glucose monitoring.5*

  • Optional, easy-to-use5* glucose alarms for parents who need them

  • Lets parents know the minute their child’s glucose is too high or too low, even at night​ 

Children and teenagers can successfully improve their glycemic control with the FreeStyle Libre 2 system.6*††

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Detailed glucose reports provide actionable insights 

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app‡‡ reports can quickly and easily provide your patients with the answers they’ve been looking for. 

Time in target

Low glucose events

Daily patterns

Daily graphs

Average glucose 

Estimated A1C

Sensor usage

Logbook

The FreeStyle 2 digital ecosystem provides seamless connected care  

Encourage patients to visit MyFreeStyle.ca for more information and to download
the FreeStyle Libre 2 app‡‡ so they can start sharing glucose data with you remotely. 

A closer look at the  FreeStyle  Libre 2 digital tools  

LibreView

 

 

 

Stay connected to your patients with LibreView§§

LibreView§§ provides secure, online access to patients’ glucose reports, so you can make informed diabetes management decisions.***

 

  • Convenient for patients 

    Patients can share their glucose data with you remotely.††† 

  • Convenient for you 

    Allows you to access patients’ glucose reports on demand and virtually. 

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app

  • Patients can conveniently check their glucose with their phone‡‡

  • Connect to a Practice (PDF 3.4 MB) is a feature of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app‡‡ that lets patients easily share their glucose data with your practice and stay connected remotely

    • Your patients’ glucose data are automatically uploaded††† to LibreView,§§ a cloud-based system that enables you to access reports, on demand
  • Optional, real-time glucose alarms let patients know when their glucose levels are too high or too low – no scanning required

Specifications

Review full user manual for details:

Compatibility guide

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app§§ is free and compatible with NFC-enabled phones running iPhone 7 and higher with iOS 13.2 or higher and phones running Android OS 8 or higher. Please check our compatibility guide PDF (1.5 MB) for more information about device compatibility before using the app.

The LibreLinkUp mobile app

Parents and caregivers can easily monitor their loved ones’ glucose readings from their phone.¶¶

  • Convenient for parents and caregivers 

    Parents and caregivers can remotely monitor their loved ones’ glucose readings and receive alarm notifications.¶¶ 

  •   Easy-to-use5* glucose alarms when parents or caregivers need them. 

Specifications  

User manual  

Review  full user manual for details.  

Compatibility guides

Download PDF (393 KB)

The  FreeStyle  Libre  2 sensor  

  • Comfortable  

    No painful finger pricks§ and designed to stay on the body for up to 14 days.  

  • Convenient  

    Automatically measures and stores glucose readings day and night.‡‡‡ 

  • Discreet  

    Painless1* glucose readings with a one-second scan, even through clothing. 

  • Easy  

    Water-resistant and designed to be worn while bathing, showering, swimming or exercising.  

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Sensors stick better when patients wash,
clean and dry
 their skin before application.

Excellent overall accuracy7 

Outstanding accuracy in low glucose range8 

T1D=type 1 diabetes; T2D=type 2 diabetes.

* Data collected from the FreeStyle Libre system. FreeStyle Libre 2 has the same features as the FreeStyle Libre system, with the addition of optional real-time glucose alarms. Study data are applicable to both products.

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

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

§ Finger pricks are required if your glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations.

¶ Individual private drug plans can vary. Please have your patients check with their plan administrator and/or insurance company.

** The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has optional glucose alarms. Alarms need to be turned on in order to receive low and high glucose alarms.

†† Scanning the sensor does not require lancets.

‡‡ Results from the SELFY study of diabetes self-management in children (4-12 years) and teenagers (13-17 years). Questionnaire was either completed by children or their caregiver.

§§ The FreeStyle Libre 2 app and the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader have similar but not identical features. Finger pricks are required if readings do not match symptoms or expectations. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor communicates with the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader that started it or the FreeStyle Libre 2 app that started it. The FreeStyle Libre 2 app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check the website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of FreeStyle Libre 2 requires registration with LibreView.

¶¶ The LibreView website is only compatible with certain operating systems and browsers. Please check www.libreview.com for additional information. 

*** 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 LibreLinkUp and the FreeStyle Libre 2 app requires registration with LibreView. The LibreLinkUp mobile app is not intended to be a primary glucose monitor: home 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.

††† Treatment decisions should not be based on real-time sensor glucose readings alone but instead should consider all the information on the results screen.

‡‡‡ Use of FreeStyle LibreLink requires registration with LibreView. Automatic upload requires a wireless internet connection or mobile data connection.

§§§ To get a complete glycemic picture over the last 3 months, the sensor must be replaced every 14 days and the sensor must be scanned at least once every 8 hours.

¶¶¶ Sensors are available for eligible patients who meet the labelling requirements of 4 years or older with diabetes. Limit: one per registrant.

 

References:

  1. Bolinder J, et al. Novel glucose-sensing technology and hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: a multicentre, non-masked, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2016;388(10057):2254-63.
  2. Haak T, 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 Ther 2017;8(1):55-73.
  3. Ajjan R. Insights from real world use of flash continuous glucose monitoring. Symposium presented at: American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions; June 22-26, 2018; Orlando, FL.
  4. Seibold A, et al. A meta-analysis of real world observational studies on the impact of flash glucose monitoring on glycemic control as measured by A1C. Poster presented at: American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions; June 22-26, 2018; Orlando, FL.
  5. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care.
  6. Campbell FM, et al. Outcomes of using flash glucose monitoring technology by children and young people with type 1 diabetes in a single arm study. Pediatr Diabetes 2018;19(7):1294-301.
  7. FreeStyle Libre 2 Flash Glucose Monitoring System User’s Manual.
  8. Alva S, et al. Accuracy of a 14-day factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitoring system with advanced algorithm in pediatric and adult population with diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol 2020;1932296820958754.

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The FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system is indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in adults aged 18 years and older with diabetes mellitus. Always read and follow the label/insert. 

The FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system is indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in people aged 4 years and older with diabetes mellitus. Always read and follow the label/insert.