Can people with diabetes use the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor?

The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is indicated for sports use only. The biosensor measures glucose between 55 and 200 mg/dL for athletic use. It is NOT intended for use in diagnosis, treatment or management of diabetes or any other disease.

Will my glucose data tell me if I’m pre-diabetic or diabetic?
No, the biosensor is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, or monitoring of disease. For concerns regarding pre-diabetes or diabetes, consult your healthcare professional.
Is the biosensor as accurate as glucose monitoring systems for diabetics?
The biosensor is clinically proven to be accurate, stable and consistent for up to 14 days. The biosensor is NOT intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, or management of diabetes or any other disease.
Is the biosensor compatible with other diabetes apps or readers?
No, the biosensor is not compatible with any diabetes apps or readers. The biosensor is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, or management of diabetes or any other disease.
How is the biosensor different from the Abbott FreeStyle Libre or Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 Sensor?
The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor and the FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 systems have different indications for use and are designed differently for different purposes. The FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 system is indicated for people living with diabetes. FreeStyle Libre 2 system provides updated glucose readings every minute with optional real-time alarms that alert the user the minute glucose levels cross a set threshold.
Why can this not be used for medical purposes?
Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is not indicated for use in the diagnosis, treatment, or monitoring of a disease.
Is it the same technology/sensor as FreeStyle Libre/FreeStyle Libre 2 system?

Yes, the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is based on the same wired enzyme technology as FreeStyle Libre/FreeStyle Libre 2/FreeStyle Libre 14-day but is not an identical product. The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor and the FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 systems have different indications for use and are designed differently for different purposes.

The FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 system is indicated for people living with diabetes. FreeStyle Libre 2 system provides updated glucose readings every minute with optional real-time alarms that alert the user the minute glucose levels cross a set threshold.

The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor (‘biosensor’) is designed for glucose sport use only and is not intended for diagnosis, treatment, or management of diabetes. The biosensor does not support the FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 system features that help manage diabetes.

Why does this sensor stream when FreeStyle Libre/FreeStyle Libre 2 requires a scan for a glucose value?

The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor and the FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 systems have different indications for use and are designed differently for different purposes. The Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is designed for athletes to monitor their glucose in real time during training and competition with real time data, visible on compatible partner apps.

What’s the price and how does that compare to FreeStyle Libre/FreeStyle Libre 2?

The price of the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is slightly higher than the list price of FreeStyle Libre / FreeStyle Libre 2 system and is not reimbursable by insurance.

Does the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor have alarms?

When used with a compatible partner app or product, the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor has the ability to support a glucose alarm feature. Through non-exclusive partnerships, Abbott plans to make the biosensor compatible with sport companies’ mobile apps and products. The partner may choose to offer these alarms for the user as part of their user experience design

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