The glucose monitoring without the finger prick! What’s it all about? Watch this video as I unbox both the FreeStyle Libre Reader and Sensor. At 5:25 I apply the sensor on my arm for the first time! Lastly, at 8:32 watch me take my first reading, and put the Libre to the test.
Collaborations: Pharma-CR Podcast. Check out these links to learn more detail about the FreeStyle Libre:
* Special thanks to Michael and Becky *
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Freestyle Libre User’s Manual
Disclaimer: These videos are intended for pharmacists. If you’re not a pharmacist and want to learn more about this topic, ask your pharmacist! If you are a pharmacist, always use your own professional judgment and consult any other necessary or appropriate sources prior to making clinical judgments. The information in this video is as current as when it was published. I do not own the rights to any of the images within this video.
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The FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor is easy to apply.1 Watch the steps Sara takes to apply the FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor to the back of her upper arm.
Try continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with the FreeStyle Libre portfolio for FREE*
➡ Sign up for the MyFreeStyle program: https://www.MyFreeStyle.us
Sensor Application Overview
0:00 – Intro
0:32 – Getting Started With the New Sensor
0:37 – Cleaning the Location
0:42 – Loading Applicator from Sensor Pack
1:07 – Applying the Sensor
1:18 – Starting the Sensor
1:48 – Sensor Size and Features
➡ Get Your First Reading: https://youtu.be/O3B-p5OiBnE
➡ How to Remove the Sensor: https://youtu.be/FzeH48L1Zc8
➡ Using the FreeStyle LibreLink App†‡: https://youtu.be/p79wY4j0qQg
Find More Information:
FreeStyle Libre 14 day system: https://www.freestyle.abbott/us-en/products/freestyle-14-day.html
FreeStyle Libre 2 system: https://www.freestyle.abbott/us-en/products/freestyle-libre-2.html
* Eligible patients will receive one (1) FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor or (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor (for users with a compatible mobile phone operating system) or one (1) FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor and reader at copay. The expiration date of the voucher is 60 days from the issue date. This program is not available for patients with gestational diabetes. Only patients 18 and older are eligible to receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor, and patients 4 and older are eligible to receive an offer for the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor and reader through their parent or guardian. This offer is void where prohibited by law. Abbott may modify or rescind this offer at any time without notice. The discounts are not available to beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid or other federal or state healthcare programs or residents of Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and other US territories. The free FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor, FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or reader is provided as a sample and is limited to one NDC per eligible person. The FreeStyle Libre 14 day sensor, FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor or FreeStyle Libre 2 reader cannot be re-sold, traded nor submitted to any third party payer for reimbursement and is not provided as any inducement for future purchases. The free sample card is not health insurance.
† The FreeStyle LibreLink app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle LibreLink app requires registration with LibreView.
‡ Medicare coverage is available for FreeStyle Libre 14 day systems for cell phone use if FreeStyle LibreLink is used in conjunction with the FreeStyle Libre 14 day readers. Patients must meet Medicare eligibility coverage criteria LCD L33822 (July 2020). Local Coverage Article: Glucose Monitor Policy Article (A52464), May 2017.
As a courtesy to its customers, Abbott provides the most up-to-date information available, but it is subject to change and interpretation. The customer is ultimately responsible for determining the appropriate codes, coverage, and payment policies for individual patients. Abbott does not guarantee third party coverage of payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.
1. Haak, T. Diabetes Therapy (2017): https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-016-0223-6.
Important Safety Information
FreeStyle Libre 14 day system: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 14 day system as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us https://www.freestyle.abbott/us-en/safety-information.html for safety info.
FreeStyle Libre 2 system: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre 2 system as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If glucose alarms and readings do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us https://www.freestyle.abbott/us-en/safety-information.html for safety info.
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