FreeStyle Libre 2

FreeStyle Libre 2 from Abbott

The FreeStyle Libre 2 gives real-time glucose readings and feedback on glucose levels and trends that help patients and caregivers make informed diabetes management decisions.

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Sensor Duration:
Up to 14 days
Warmup Time:
1 hour
Approved For Children:
Indicated for 4 years and older
Share Follow Capability:
Yes. The LibreLinkUp app allows up to 20 people to remotely track your glucose data and trends from a smartphone.
Fingerstick Calibration Required:
No fingersticks required (however, if glucose alerts and readings from this device do not match symptoms or expectations, users are advised to use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions).
Customizable Alerts Alarms:
Real time alarms* without scanning. Alarms trigger when glucose readings cross customized levels.
Overall 9.2% MARD over 14 days
Covered By Medicare:
Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre 2 system if a compatible smartphone is used in conjunction with the FreeStyle Libre 2 reader to review glucose data. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply
Insulin Pump Compatibility:
FDA Approved - Abbott is working with leading insulin pump manufacturers to integrate their systems with the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors as soon as possible. 
Recommended Placement:
Back of upper arm
Additional Details:
  • Measures glucose accurately every minute. 40-400mg/dL range2

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