Introducing the FreeStyle Libre portfolio

 

Dr. Eden Miller explains how the FreeStyle Libre 3 system helps her to better manage diabetes in her practice.

The FreeStyle Libre portfolio is associated with improved clinical outcomes*Ɨ1-9, reduced resource utilization*Ɨ10-15, and cost savings‡16.

Data-driven decision making

The FreeStyle Libre portfolio brings together an ecosystem of digital tools and features that members, providers, and caregivers can rely on.

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Results speak for themselves*†1-15.

See how use of the FreeStyle Libre portfolio is associated with:

•   Reduced HbA1c*†1-7

•   Reduced hypoglycemic events*Ɨ8,9

•   Reduced resource utilization*Ɨ10-15

•   Reduced diabetes-related work absenteeism*Ɨ12,14

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The little device that saves big‡16.

In 2022, the total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes was $412.9 billion17, with 1 in 4 healthcare dollars spent on people with diabetes. Since then, the use of the FreeStyle Libre portfolio has been associated with:

•   Reduction in diabetes-related hospital admissions*†14

•   Reduction in hypoglycemic events*Ɨ8,9

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What is CGM?

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems are small, wearable, sensor-based systems that help members identify glycemic patterns without fingersticks§ so they can:

•   Better manage diabetes*†7-9

•   Experience fewer complications*†14

•   Reduce diabetes-related work absenteeism*†12,14

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Medicare coverage is available for the FreeStyle Libre systems if their respective readers are used to review glucose data on some days every month. Medicare and other third party payor criteria apply.

Abbott provides this information as a courtesy; it is subject to change and interpretation. The customer is ultimately responsible for determining the appropriate codes, coverage, and payment policies for individual patients. Abbott does not guarantee third party coverage or payment for our products or reimburse customers for claims that are denied by third party payors.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 app and FreeStyle Libre 3 app are only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check our website for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the FreeStyle Libre 2 app or the FreeStyle Libre 3 app may require registration with LibreView.

The LibreLinkUp app is only compatible with certain mobile devices and operating systems. Please check http://www.librelinkup.com for more information about device compatibility before using the app. Use of the LibreLinkUp app requires registration with LibreView. LibreLinkUp is not intended to be used for dosing decisions. The user should follow instructions on the continuous glucose monitoring system. LibreLinkUp is not intended to replace self-monitoring practices as advised by a physician.

The FreeStyle Libre 3 app and the FreeStyle Libre 3 reader have similar but not identical features. Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see the Check Blood Glucose symbol and when your glucose alarms and readings from the system do not match symptoms or expectations.

The LibreView data management software is intended for use by both patients and healthcare professionals to assist people with diabetes and their healthcare professionals in the review, analysis and evaluation of historical glucose meter data to support effective diabetes management. The LibreView software is not intended to provide treatment decisions or to be used as a substitute for professional healthcare advice

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system and FreeStyle Libre 3 system are indicated for patients ages 4 and older.

* Data from this study was collected with the outside US version of the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system. FreeStyle Libre 3 has the same features as FreeStyle Libre 14 day system with real-time glucose alarms. Therefore the study data is applicable to both products.

† Data from this study was collected with the outside US version of the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system. FreeStyle Libre 2 has the same features as FreeStyle Libre 14 day system with optional real-time glucose alarms. Therefore the study data is applicable to both products.

‡ Based on prescription claims for commercial patients starting FreeStyle Libre Personal CGM systems compared to competitor CGMs. Does not include Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients. The actual cost to patients may or may not be lower than other CGM systems, depending on the amount covered by insurance, if any.

§ Fingersticks are required if your glucose alarms and readings do not match symptoms or when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol during the first twelve hours.

References: 1. Carlson AL, et al. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (2022): https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002590 2. Evans M, et al. Diabetes Ther (2022): http://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-022-01253-9 3. Wright, E. Diabetes Spectr (2021): https://doi.org/10.2337/ds20-0069 4. Kroger, J. Diabetes Care (2019): https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-019-00741-9 5. Tyndall, V. Diabetologia (2019): https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-019-4894-1 6. Yaron, M. Diabetes Care (2019): https://doi.org/10.2337/dc18-0166 7. Campbell, F. Pediatr Diabetes (2018): https://doi.org/10.1111/pedi.12735 8. Haak, T. Diabetes Ther (2017): https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-016-0223-6 9. Bolinder, J. The Lancet (2016): https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31535-5 10. Bergenstal, R. J Endocr Soc (2021): https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvab013 11. Miller E, et al. AJMC (2021): https://doi.org/10.37765/ajmc.2021.88780 12. Charleer S, et al. Diabetes Care (2020): https://doi.org/10.2337/dc19-1610 13. Deshmukh, H. Diabetes Care (2020): https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-0738 14. Fokkert, M. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (2019). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000809 15. Kerr M, et al. Poster presented at the ATTD Conference, Madrid, Spain, February 19-22, 2020. http://doi.org/10.1089/dia.2020.2525.abstracts 16. Data on file, Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. 17. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care (2023): https://doi.org/10.2337/dci23-0085

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Important Safety Information

FreeStyle Libre 14 day, FreeStyle Libre 2 and FreeStyle Libre 3 systems: Failure to use FreeStyle Libre systems as instructed in labeling may result in missing a severe low or high glucose event and/or making a treatment decision, resulting in injury. If glucose reading and alarms (if enabled) do not match symptoms or expectations, use a fingerstick value from a blood glucose meter for treatment decisions. Seek medical attention when appropriate or contact Abbott at 855-632-8658 or FreeStyleLibre.us for safety info.

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