FreeStyle Libre Flash
Glucose Monitoring System

The days of routine glucose testing with lancets, test strips and blood are over.1
Welcome to flash glucose monitoring!
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Why Prick When You Can Scan?2

The days of routine glucose testing with lancets, test strips and blood are over.1 Welcome to flash glucose monitoring!

Why choose the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system

We welcome the announcement by the Minister for Health Simon Harris TD, with regards to the reimbursement of the FreeStyle Libre system for children and young adults. Our goal is to make this revolutionary diabetes monitoring technology accessible to all people with diabetes in Ireland who need it – regardless of age – and we remain committed to pursuing this broader access.

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You Can Do It...

You can do it 1

...Without Lancets

There’s no need for routine1 finger pricks so you’re free from all the pain and hassle of testing

You can do it 2

...Discretely

Wear the small sensor on the back of your upper arm for up to 14 days

You can do it 3

...Anywhere

Testing won't hold you back. Scan the sensor with the reader any time for results in a second, even through your clothes3

You can do it 4

...With confidence

Each scan gives your current glucose reading, a view of the last 8 hours and shows which way you're heading4

FREE TO DREAM WITHOUT LANCETS2

Approved for ages 4 and up *

Discreet

A painless 1 second scan even through clothing,3 so now your child can play uninterrupted at school and at home.

Easy

The FreeStyle Libre sensor is water-resistant,5 allowing children to swim, shower or exercise.

User-friendly

With every scan you get your current glucose reading, the last 8 hours of glucose date and an arrow showing the direction your glucose is heading. This full picture will help carers to manage their child’s diabetes.4

Convenient

With every scan you get your current glucose reading, the last 8 hours of glucose date and an arrow showing the direction your glucose is heading. This full picture will help carers to manage their child’s diabetes.4

Now approved for use during pregnancy

The FreeStyle Libre system is clinically proven to be accurate and safe for use during pregnancy6

Diabetes in pregnancy is common. Approximately 7.5% of all pregnant women have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and one in seven pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes5.

Pregnant women with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes are recommended to monitor frequently to help maintain good blood glucose control throughout pregnancy and reduce the risk of adverse outcomes6.

With the Freestyle Libre system, pregnant women can check their glucose without routine finger pricks1.

FreeStyle Libre | Pregnancy

How to use the
FreeStyle Libre System

Number 1

Apply Sensor

with applicator
Number 2

Scan sensor

using the
FreeStyle Libre Reader
Number 3

Get reading

on the Reader

Your FreeStyle Libre System Stories.

Freestyle libre stories

“She loves being able to scan and see if her numbers are in the blue line.”
Kelsie P., 6

Freestyle libre stories

“I can test 40 times per day within 1 second… without pricking my finger...”
Peter F., 56

Freestyle libre stories

“He absolutely loves it and so do we,especially at night.”
Louis M., 6

Freestyle libre stories

“It is just SO much more practical than blood glucose testing.”
Sara K., 26

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the FreeStyle Libre system

VIEW FAQS
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Modal libre bg * Scanning the sensor to obtain glucose values does not require lancets ×
*1. Scanning the sensor to obtain glucose values does not require lancets 2. A finger prick test using a blood glucose meter is required during times of rapidly changing glucose levels when interstitial fluid glucose levels may not accurately reflect blood glucose levels, or if hypoglycemia or impending hypoglycemia is reported but the symptoms do not match the system readings. ×

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