Please refer to our comparison chart to decide if the Freestyle Libre 2 or the Dexcom G6 is right for you.
Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2
|How it scans||Tiny built-in needle tests interstitial fluid, sensor is FDA-approved for wear on your upper arm||Tiny built-in needle tests interstitial fluid, sensor is FDA-approved for wear on your abdomen, upper buttocks or upper arm|
|Frequency of glucose readings||Takes automatic readings every 1 minute||Takes automatic readings every 5 minutes|
|Sensor wear time||14 days||10 days|
|Alerts and alarms||Optional alerts for existing high and low alerts only||Customizable and predictive alarms, including mandatory “Urgent Low Soon” alert. Ability to share your data with up to 10 people of your choice.|
|Data review options||Basic data on the handheld reader + FreeStyle LibreLink app for viewing trends||View trends on the app + CLARITY software for full data analysis|
|Ages||Ages 4 and up||Ages 2 and up|