Comparison Chart

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

Dexcom G6
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