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Both systems can offer flexibility to suit your CGM needs


FreeStyle Libre 14 Day System

Personal Freestyle Libre

FreeStyle Libre Pro System

Professional Freestyle Libre
Type of CGM Personal CGM Professional CGM
Sensor wear duration Up to 14 days Up to 14 days
Real-time readings? Yes, with a scan of the sensor No, blinded to the patient. Retrospective.
How to get glucose readings Patients scan to get glucose readings anytime* Patient brings sensor into office to download readings
Fingerstick calibration None None
On-the-body equipment Patient applies sensor to back of upper arm, worn for up to 14 days HCP applies sensor on the back of patient's upper arm, worn for up to 14 days
  • Patient owned
  • Patient scans for real-time readings
  • 1 reader is paired with 1 sensor at a time, however the FreeStyle LibreLink app can be used in combination with the FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader†‡
  • HCP owned and stays in the office
  • One reader can be used for multiple patient sensors
FreeStyle LibreLink App Many of the same features as the FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader, plus:
  • Real-time glucose readings on compatible smart device§
  • Automatic data upload to LibreView each time the FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor is scanned
  • Option to wirelessly share reports
Reimbursement Available at participating retail pharmacies or DME with Rx# In-office procedure

*Glucose readings are not available during 1-hour warm-up, when sensor is too hot or too cold, when you see an error or "LO" or "HI" message, or no current glucose reading.

The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre 14 Day reader have similar but not identical features. 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.

If you want to use your reader, you must start the sensor with the reader first. Remember that FreeStyle LibreLink and the FreeStyle Libre 14 Day reader do not share data. For complete information on a device, be sure to scan your sensor every 8 hours with that device; otherwise, your reports will not include all your data.

§The FreeStyle LibreLink app is compatible with iPhone 7 and later running iOS 11 and with Android 5.0 and later with enabled near-field communication.

The user must be connected to data services for glucose data to automatically upload to LibreView.

Use of the FreeStyle LibreLink app requires registration with LibreView, a service provided by Abbott and Newyu, Inc

#Participating pharmacies are subject to change without notice.

ADC-07272 v4.0 11/19


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