Finger pricking tests are painful, inconvenient and can be a barrier to checking your glucose levels1,2. Why prick when you can scan? The FreeStyle Libre system lets you check your glucose with a scan of your smartphone and helps you take control of your diabetes.

Could you give up painful finger pricking, and try FreeStyle Libre sensors?

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Voices from 
the two million3 
FreeStyle Libre users

Read stories from the people whose lives have been changed by the FreeStyle Libre system.

“For the first time in twenty five years I know exactly what my Type 1 Diabetes is doing. Good control means lots of smiles.”  

Thomas B.

“The data and reports the FreeStyle Libre system provide have given both me and my diabetes care team completely new insight into what’s going on. In short, not only am I reaping the benefits, but I have learned more about my diabetes in this year and three months than I did in the previous 25 years of having the condition.”  

Emma M.

“I would love to have children in the next few years, and I've been advised to get my results down… before this seemed like an impossible task, but thanks to the FreeStyle Libre system, I'm well on my way to reaching that target! FreeStyle Libre has turned my life around :-).”  

Aedin C.

“It’s making for a healthier and happier me with a lot less hassle than I would have expected. I can't believe it's so easy to use. It has made a huge difference to my life and how I take care of myself and my diabetes.”  

Martin M.

“The best thing about this system is the ability to see straight away a curve of how my sugars are moving throughout the day and where I can improve with addition of more or less fast acting insulin.” 

Lee R.

“FreeStyle Libre system allows me to conveniently check my glucose levels even during meetings and other constrained conditions, such as while running or cycling. The FreeStyle Libre system has certainly given me a big relief and I just love it.”

Farrukh B.

Convenient and 


Check your glucose anytime and anywhere with just a scan of your smartphone.

Checking your glucose levels more often can help you stay in your target glucose range. Increased monitoring with the FreeStyle Libre system is associated with 43% more time in range.5


around you

FreeStyle Libre sensors are small, discreet7 and can be scanned through clothing. They are water-resistant and can be worn in the shower and while swimming and exercising. Each sensor can be used for 14 days.

FreeStyle Libre sensors store glucose readings day and night.φ Each scan shows your current reading, the last eight hours, and a trend arrow of which direction your glucose is heading.

A clearer picture

of glucose control

Sharable reports

You can share glucose reports with your doctor or family to help manage your diabetes by clearly seeing your daily patterns and time spent in range.

1. Vincze G, Barner JC, Lopez D. Factors associated with adherence to self-monitoring of blood glucose among persons with diabetes. Diabetes Educ. (2004);30(1):112-125.

2. Wagner J, Malchoff C, Abbott G. Invasiveness as a barrier to self-monitoring of blood glucose in diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. (2005);7(4):612-619.

3. Number of users based on Data on File. Abbott Diabetes Care

4. Haak, Thomas., et al. Flash glucose-sensing technology as a replacement for blood glucose monitoring for the management of IS-treated type 2 diabetes: a multicenter, open-label randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Therapy 8.1 (2017): 55-73

5. Lang J, Jangam S, Dunn T, Hayter G. Expanded real-world use reaffirms strong correlation between scanning frequency of flash glucose monitoring and glucose control [Poster 972]. Diabetes 2019 Jun; 68(Supplement 1)

6. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. Data based on the number of users worldwide for the FreeStyle Libre system compared to the number of users for other leading personal use sensor based glucose monitoring systems

7. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care

◊ The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre reader have similar but not identical features. Finger pricks are required if readings do not match symptoms or expectations. The FreeStyle Libre sensor communicates with the FreeStyle Libre reader that started it or the FreeStyle LibreLink app that started it. A sensor started by the FreeStyle Libre reader will also communicate with the FreeStyle LibreLink app. The FreeStyle LibreLink app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please refer to the smartphone compatibility guide on the website before using the app. Use of FreeStyle LibreLink requires registration with LibreView

‡ 60-minute warm-up required when applying the sensor

₸ Sensor is water resistant in up to 1 metre (3 feet) of water for a maximum of 30 minutes. Do not immerse longer than 30 minutes. Not to be used above 10,000 feet.

Φ For a complete glycaemic picture, scan once every 8 hours.

† Finger pricks are required if your glucose readings do not match symptoms or expectations.

*Scanning the sensor does not require lancets

References and Disclaimers


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This website and the information contained herein is intended for use by residents of the Republic of Ireland. 
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Customer testimonials collected by Abbott in Ireland, 2017 (total number 61)

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