Increased time in target range
Increased monitoring with FreeStyle Libre 2 system was associated with 43% more time in range*1
Reduced time in hypoglycemia
Increased monitoring with FreeStyle Libre 2 system was associated with 40% less time in hypoglycemia*2
Real-world study showed a 0.9% reduction of A1c in patients with T2D,*†3 while a meta-analysis across patients with T1D and T2D showed a 0.55% reduction4
Reduced hospital admission
Diabetes-related hospital admission rates decreased from 13.7% to 4.7% over 12 months (P<0.05)5
Understanding of glucose variability
95% of users reported having a better understanding of their glucose fluctuations with the FreeStyle Libre 2 system5
Increased monitoring frequency
FreeStyle Libre 2 users test glucose 12 times on average per day*1
*Data from this study was collected with the outside US version of FreeStyle Libre 14 day system. FreeStyle Libre 2 has the same features as FreeStyle Libre 14 day system with optional, real-time glucose alarms. Therefore, the study data is applicable to both products.
†Based on a real-world study of 363 patients with T2D on insulin that took place across 18 medical centers.
‡A meta-analysis of clinical and real-world observational studies amongst patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, including children and adults was conducted to assess impact of using FreeStyle Libre 14 day system on A1c.
§Based on regression analysis, the degree of change in HbA1c correlates with the initial HbA1c. For each percentage point above 7.0%, an additional 0.4% reduction is expected with FreeStyle Libre 14 day system.
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