FreeStyle - Blood Glucose Monitoring Solutions

FreeStyle is a brand offering a range of blood glucose meters and test strips for people with diabetes to monitor and manage their blood sugar levels.
Category
Medical device
Where to get
Available in pharmacies and online diabetes care retailers.
Prepared by Lee Cheng, reviewed by Jane Cox

FreeStyle FAQ


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What is freestyle rap?

Since the early 1990s onwards, with the popularization of improvisational rapping from groups and artists such as Freestyle Fellowship through to fresh fest competitions, "freestyle" has come to be the widely used term for rap lyrics which are improvised on the spot.

What is FreeStyle Libre?

The FreeStyle Libre is a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that doesn’t require a blood sample from a finger stick. It’s manufactured by Abbott, a company that produces other diabetes-related products, nutritional beverages, and baby formula. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the FreeStyle Libre in 2017 for adults only.

What is freestyle hip hop?

Freestyle is a style of hip hop where an artist improvises an unwritten verse from the head, with or without instrumental beats, in which lyrics are recited with no particular subject or structure.

What is freestyle dance?

Freestyle dance is a fun and rewarding way to express yourself, connect with music, and improve your overall fitness. By following the tips and techniques outlined in this blog, you can unleash your inner dancer and discover the joy of expressing yourself through movement.

What is FreeStyle Libre®?

The FreeStyle Libre® flash glucose monitoring system is a device for the self-monitoring of glucose levels. Unlike traditional finger-prick devices (that measure the glucose level in the blood), Libre® measures the glucose level in the interstitial fluid, via a sensor that sits just under the skin.

What is the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system?

The technology described in this briefing is the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system, which measures interstitial fluid glucose levels in people with diabetes.

Is FreeStyle Libre safe?

Despite its approval, the FDA still notes some risks associated with the FreeStyle Libre, including: possible spikes or falls in blood glucose that aren’t detected until you wave the monitor in front of the sensor the possibility of blood glucose issues during sleep, in which the system won’t alert you (unless you’re using the Libre 2 or 3)

How do I register for FreeStyle Libre Academy?

FreeStyle Libre Academy – certificate of completion required 1. Basic Libre instructional videos from the FreeStyle Libre website 2. FreeStyle Libre academy Register with the FreeStyle Libre Academy. We require you to send an e- mail with your certificate of completion to [email protected] in order for us to process your prescription

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