FreeStyle Libre iCGM v2 offers greater accuracy and alarms – to adults & kids

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Here’s what’s new in the second generation of the Libre flash glucose monitor

From Abbott’s press release
ABBOTT’S FREESTYLE® LIBRE 2 ICGM CLEARED IN U.S. FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH DIABETES, ACHIEVING HIGHEST LEVEL OF ACCURACY AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
– FreeStyle Libre 2 is the only integrated continuous glucose monitoring (iCGM) system available that continuously transmits glucose data every minute with customizable, optional real-time alarms to alert users when their glucose is high or low without scanning
– Now for children (ages 4 and older) and adults with diabetes, this latest technology is the first and only iCGM that sustains performance for up to 14 days, providing trends, insights and actionable data
– FreeStyle Libre 2 system includes a self-applied sensor (the size of two-stacked quarters) that is easiest glucose sensor to apply and worn on the back of the upper arm, eliminating the need for painful fingersticks to test glucose levels
– FreeStyle Libre portfolio has been extensively studied with the most real-world users, delivering proven health outcomes
– FreeStyle Libre 2 system offers enhanced features at the same affordable price as FreeStyle Libre 14 day system, which is a third of the cost of other CGMs
Full press release here

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