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Tweet The Abbott FreeStyle Libre has come as an entirely new concept in glucose monitoring by providing much greater data than blood glucose testing whilst being more affordable than continuous glucose monitors (CGM). The FreeStyle Libre provides ‘flash glucose monitoring’ with glucose readings provided by scanning a sensor rather than pricking your finger. What are the benefits of FreeStyle Libre? Due to way the Libre works, there are a number of benefits: Reduced need to take so many blood glucose tests Provides graphs of how your sugar levels have been varying - in a similar way to how a CGM does Scanning the sensor shows how much your results are trending upwards or downwards More affordable than a CGM Sensor is waterproof in up to 1m of metre for 30 minutes How the FreeStyle Libre works The FreeStyle Libre works by having a small round sensor applied to your arm. The sensor is a round disc, 5mm high and 35mm diameter, making it roughly the size of a £2 coin. The sensor is applied to the skin with a handheld applicator and then lasts for 14 days. Most people that were used in patient trials of the Libre rated the application of the sensor as being painless. Within the 14 d Continue reading >>

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