That is the main reason I wanted to go with the 14 day, the waiting time. Apparently, they don't have any in stock right now. Medicaid always paid for them before, no problem, but Medicare evidently isn't covering them yet? The system detects trends and tracks patterns aiding in the detection of episodes of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, facilitating both acute and long-term therapy adjustments. Abbott Laboratories is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by Abbott Laboratories. Footnote: 1 Bailey, T, et al. After the sensor is started and worn for one hour, it can show glucose data points and trends.
The FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader is only available with a prescription and is provided at no cost to eligible patients. To learn how you can get access to FreeStyle Libre 14 day system, please call the Consumer Relations support team at , Monday through Friday, 8am to 8pm eastern standard time. The goal is to equip healthcare providers and patients with simple tools to better tailor and individualize their therapy. The reader is small, light, and easy to navigate with a touchscreen, icon-based interface check glucose, history, and settings. Contact Customer Service for further information on appropriate disposal of system components.
Indication for use: The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System is indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in people age 4 and older with diabetes mellitus. I'm not sure that I will be upgrading, I want to, but as I expected, the cost will be more for me. Abbott may modify, rescind, or revoke these benefits at any time without notice. The product images are for illustrative purposes only. My refill of 12 is just 12 separate boxes. In these cases, Abbott recommends confirming the value with a fingerstick.
This gives you more information than blood glucose monitoring, without the need for routine finger pricks 1. The FreeStyle Libre 14 day system requires a prescription. The product images are for illustrative purposes only. This website and the information contained herein is intended for use by residents of Singapore. Benefits for FreeStyle Libre 14 day reader apply to one 14 day reader. The FreeStyle Libre detects trends and tracks patterns aiding in the detection of episodes of hyperglycemia too high glucose and hypoglycemia too low glucose , to help patients make acute and long-term therapy adjustments.
FreeStyle, Libre, and related brand marks are trademarks of Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Once the 60-minute countdown ends, the system gives real-time glucose values and trend information. The sensor has a small flexible metal wire that goes just below the skin where it generates a small electrical signal in response to the amount of sugar that is present in fluid under the skin interstitial glucose. This content is created for Diabetes Mine, a consumer health blog focused on the diabetes community. In summary, insurance in the U. The FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system is clinically proven to be accurate, stable and consistent over 14 days.
I've got both the 10 day that I'm still using as I have just put on a sensor 3 days ago and have 3 more boxes in my closet and the 14 day that I'll be using once I've used up the 4 sensors I've got. Actually the high and low alarms would be useless to me anyway as a type 2 not on insulin. 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 by the FreeStyle LibreLink app or when symptoms do not match the FreeStyle LibreLink app readings. From there, holding the reader within 1. FreeStyle, Libre, and related brand marks are trademarks of Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
Importantly, this version is supposed to be more accurate and the 12-hour warmup period required in the initial product has been cut dramatically to only 1 hour! In a clinical study 1, the FreeStyle Libre system achieved 11. Review all product information before use or contact Abbott Toll Free or visit for detailed indications for use and safety information. For Massachusetts residents, only those patients responsible for the full cost of the product may be eligible to receive these benefits. Abbott is currently conducting two studies to support reimbursement. The low profile patch also comes with very, very sticky adhesive.
With a new regulatory approval, the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Flash glucose monitoring system is keeping pace in the race to lead the continuous glucose monitoring market in America. Please enter your address, city, state, or zip in the field provided. The range of the discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and services rendered. Unfortunately, we were not able to download the software for this test drive, but look forward to trying it in the future. § The FreeStyle LibreLink app and the FreeStyle Libre and FreeStyle Libre 14 Day readers have similar but not identical features.