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It's time to look beyond
hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)

Get the real story behind your patients' glucose readings

HbA1c
is a 90-day average of glycemic control1

 HbA1c is a 90-day average of glycemic control

HbA1c can't show how glucose levels vary throughout the day.


Self-monitored blood glucose
readings only provide points in time

Self-monitored blood glucose readings only provide points in time

Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia episodes can often be missed, even when testing blood glucose 6 times per day.

Reference: 1. Mazze R. The future of self-monitored blood glucose: mean blood glucose versus glycosylated hemoglobin. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2008;10(suppl):S-93-S-101.

Glucose patterns at a glance

Report collapses up to 14 days of glucose readings into a single 24‑hour period

Daily Patterns (with Ambulatory Glucose Profile)
September 7, 2015 - September 20, 2015 (14 days)

The daily patterns report collapses up to 14 days of glucose readings in a single 24-hour period to help healthcare professionals make better treatment decisions

The more you can see, the more you can do

Reveal your patients’ unknown glucose patterns to help personalize their therapy

ADC-05185 Ver 1.0 08/17

FreeStyle Libre Indications and Important Safety Information

The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring system is a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device indicated for replacing blood glucose testing and detecting trends and tracking patterns aiding in the detection of episodes of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, facilitating both acute and long-term therapy adjustments in persons (age 18 and older) with diabetes. The system is intended for single patient use and requires a prescription.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Remove the sensor before MRI, CT scan, X-ray, or diathermy treatment.

WARNINGS/LIMITATIONS: Do not ignore symptoms that may be due to low or high blood glucose, hypoglycemic unawareness, or dehydration. Check sensor glucose readings with a blood glucose meter when Check Blood Glucose symbol appears, when symptoms do not match system readings, or when readings are suspected to be inaccurate. The FreeStyle Libre system does not have alarms unless the sensor is scanned, and the system contains small parts that may be dangerous if swallowed. The FreeStyle Libre system is not approved for pregnant women, persons on dialysis, or critically-ill population. Sensor placement is not approved for sites other than the back of the arm and standard precautions for transmission of blood borne pathogens should be taken. The built-in blood glucose meter is not for use on dehydrated, hypotensive, in shock, hyperglycemic-hyperosmolar state, with or without ketosis, neonates, critically-ill patients, or for diagnosis or screening of diabetes. Review all product information before use or contact Abbott Toll Free (855-632-8658) for detailed indications for use and safety information.

For full indications for use and safety information, see more here.

FreeStyle Libre Pro Indications and Important Safety Information

The FreeStyle Libre Pro Flash Glucose Monitoring System is a professional continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device indicated for detecting trends and tracking patterns and glucose level excursions above or below the desired range, facilitating therapy adjustments in persons (age 18 and older) with diabetes. The system is intended for use by health care professionals and requires a prescription.

IMPORTANT: The device may inaccurately indicate hypoglycemia. The results of the clinical study conducted for this device showed that 40% of the time when the device indicated that user sensor glucose values were at or below 60 mg/dL, user glucose values were actually in the range of 81-160 mg/dL. Therefore, interpretation of the FreeStyle Libre Pro Flash Glucose Monitoring System readings should only be based on the trends and patterns analyzed through time using the reports available per the intended use.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Remove the Sensor before MRI, CT scan, X-ray, or diathermy treatment. WARNINGS/LIMITATIONS: The FreeStyle Libre Pro system does not provide real-time results and patients should adhere to their blood glucose monitoring routine while using the system. If a sensor breaks, contact physician and call Customer Service. Patients with high levels of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) or salicylic acid (used in Aspirin) or severe dehydration or excessive water loss or medications containing acetaminophen (Tylenol) may experience inaccurate results with this system. The FreeStyle Libre Pro system is not approved for pregnant women, persons on dialysis, or recommended for critically-ill population. Sensor placement is not approved for sites other than the back of the arm and standard precautions for transmission of blood borne pathogens should be taken. Review all product information before use or contact Abbott toll free (855-632-5297).

For full indications for use and safety information, see more here.

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