How accurate is FreeStyle Libre meter?
The overall accuracy of FreeStyle Libre and Dexcom G5 sensor was the same (mean MARD 12.8% and 12.5%, respectively; P = 0.57). Conclusions: FreeStyle Libre’s accuracy is adequate during its entire lifetime but is least accurate during its first and last days.
What is the difference between the FreeStyle Libre 2 and the FreeStyle Libre 14 Day?
The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has a combined mean absolute relative difference (MARD) of 9.3% (9.2% for adults and 9.7% for pediatrics), making it the only iCGM sensor sustaining a high level of accuracy over 14 days.
Which is more accurate Libre or finger stick?
Is it accurate? The FreeStyle Libre system is accurate, stable and consistent over 14 days  without the need for fingerprick calibrations. To assess the accuracy of the FreeStyle Libre sensor, the glucose readings the sensor provides are compared to a known independent reference.
Is FreeStyle Libre more accurate than finger stick?
Error Margin – CGM vs Finger Prick Glucometer The gold standard for accuracy is a blood draw measurement and both finger sticks and CGMs have error margins (MARD) to that standard. Finger sticks tend to be in the range of 5-10% MARD, while the Libre has a MARD of about 9.7% over 14 days.
How much is the 14 day Libre?
The average cash price of Freestyle Libre 14 Day Sensor is around $219.80 for 2, 1 Miscellaneous Miscellaneous. You can lower this total to $123.72 by using a SingleCare Freestyle Libre coupon at participating pharmacies such as CVS Pharmacy, Target, Longs Drugs, Walmart, Kroger, Fry’s, and others.
What is the difference between the Libre sensor and the Libre 2 sensor?
Both the original FreeStyle Libre and Libre 2 are designed to be scanned with a compatible reader and/or an app. The original FreeStyle Libre has the “FreeStyle LibreLink” app and the Libre 2 has the “FreeStyle Libre 2” app to scan the CGM sensor and obtain BG information.
Can you put the FreeStyle Libre on your stomach?
The accuracy and precision of FSL sensors placed on the upper thigh are comparable to those with upper arm placement; however, abdominal FSL sensors performed poorly. Insertion of FSL sensors into the abdomen should be discouraged in patients with type 1 diabetes.