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Using Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM

Getting started on the Freestyle Libre glucose monitoring sensor (CGM) to track your blood sugar pattern and learn about foods

What's a CGM?

A CGM is a small device you place on the back of your arm that monitors your glucose levels in real time.

How to apply my CGM?

Apply freestyle libre sensor in the back of your arm to read your blood sugar levels

Scan your CGM sensor every 8 hours

Scan your sensor freestyle libre sensor regularly

Download Libre App

Download Abbott's Libre app from the App Store in order to read your glucose data.  You can get your results by scanning the sensor with your phone. Depending on your sensor model, you will need to download Libre Link App or Libre 2 App.

Activate Sensor

Activate your freestyle libre sensor and start to scan

Error with the Sensor. I need a replacement.

In the event your sensor has fallen off or you have received a sensor error message during the 14-day period, please contact directly Abbott Diabetes Customer Care Team and fill in the form a form to request sensor replacement. Follow this link >> ht

Can I wear CGM in the Sauna or in the swimming pool?

The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor is water resistant and can be worn when showering, swimming or in the sauna. The operating temperature is between 50 °F to 113 °F. According to the manufacturer, if the sensor stops working due to extreme temperature, the