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Prick-free FreeStyle Libre ‘Hybrid’ Glucose Monitor Approved in Europe
The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System has been approved in Europe and will soon be released to patients in France, Germany, and other countries. It is a continuous glucometer with a water resistant sensor that you attach at the back of the upper arm for up to 14 days. It also includes a device to display readings from the sensor. features: - requires no finger-pricking - glucose readings can be done multiple times as needed or desired - painless one-second scan with results transmitted to receiver via wireless radio frequency - shows up to 90 days of historical trends
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This is great news! I hate getting my finger pricked when giving blood so I cant imagine having to do it every day!
3 years ago·Reply
@Sjeanyoon yes! I hope in the future no finger pricking will be required
3 years ago·Reply
Wow! This is awesome; I used to have to monitor my mother's glucose, and it just seems a little much to have to keep pricking your finger like that.
3 years ago·Reply