Discover the benefits of FreeStyle Libre 2

Moving from freestyle libre to
FreeStyle Libre 2?

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FreeStyle Libre 2. Next generation CGM.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system - available with the FreeStyle LibreLink app 

Optional Alarms

The new optional glucose alarms can be easily set individually according to your needs.

Improved accuracyΩ

Excellent accuracy overall and even in the low glucose range, when it matters the most.

Easy to use

The sensor is easily attached to the back of the upper arm. It can be worn for up to 14 days.

Discreet and convenient

Check your glucose on your phone and share results anytime, anywhere with a simple 1-second scan, even through clothing

No finger pricks

Free from finger pricks to dose insulin. Free from finger pricks to confirm hypo or impending hypo. Free from finger pricks when glucose is rapidly changing.

Meet FreeStyle Libre 2, the next generation CGM

Now with optional glucose alarms

With glucose alarms, rest assured you'll know when your glucose levels are too high or too low.


You can automatically¥ receive an alarm when your glucose is too low or too high


Scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor to see your glucose reading, trend arrow, and 8-hour history


Use the information to take appropriate action and manage your diabetes as needed

Stay connected with our Digital Health Solutions

Easily and securely share your glucose readings and alarms with your caregivers and healthcare professionals


Share your glucose reading and alarms in real-time with your friends and family with the LibreLinkUp appΨ. Invite up to 20 people. Ideal for parents or caregivers, the LibreLinkUp app allows you to stay in touch on the go. 


Your diabetes management at anytime, anywhere with LibreView. A cloud-based system that enables your or your child’s healthcare team to access reports to help prepare for virtual or in-person visits.

Frequently asked questions about the FreeStyle Libre 2 system

Can FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors be used with FreeStyle Libre products? 

FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors will be made available to use with FreeStyle LibreLink app. In order to use FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, you need to ensure you have a compatible smartphone and the latest FreeStyle LibreLink app downloaded.

If you’re using the FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle LibreLink app, you may go on to switch to the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, but if you’re using your FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle Libre reader you will have to switch to the FreeStyle LibreLink app. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor will only work with the FreeStyle LibreLink app. You may continue to use the FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle Libre reader if you do not have a compatible smartphone.

Does the FreeStyle Libre 2 system have the same indications as the FreeStyle Libre system (e.g. paediatrics, pregnancy)?

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system in Australia is is a real time, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in people (age 4 and older) with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. The indication for children (age 4 - 17) is limited to those who are supervised by a caregiver who is at least 18 years of age.

When will fully subsidised FreeStyle Libre 2 be available on the NDSS (CGM subsidy scheme)?

From 1 August 2021, FreeStyle Libre 2 is listed on the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), under the same eligibility criteria for Australians living with Type 1 diabetes as FreeStyle Libre. If you meet the eligibility criteria of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring Initiative, you can access FreeStyle Libre 2 through the NDSS. FreeStyle Libre 2 is a new generation CGM with the same features of FreeStyle Libre plus the addition of optional real time alarms and improved accuracy. For more information on eligibility, visit our Subsidy Update page.

How many alarms does the FreeStyle Libre 2 system have?

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has 3 alarms:

  • Low Glucose Alarm - an alarm will notify you when your glucose falls below a level you set
  • High Glucose Alarm - an alarm will notify you when your glucose rises above a level you set
  • Signal Loss Alarm - an alarm will notify you when the glucose alarms you set are not available because your Sensor has lost communication with the Reader for 20 minutes

Need Help?

For product support, tips and tricks, or tutorials about how to use the FreeStyle Libre systems, we have a number of resources available to help you.

FAQ's and Video Tutorials

Find out more by watching our videos and browsing our FAQ pages

Customer Careline

You can call us Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM AEST (excluding Public Holidays).

Ω Alva et al. Accuracy of a 14-Day Factory-Calibrated Continuous Glucose Monitoring System With Advanced Algorithm in Pediatric and Adult Population With Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 1–8 DOI: 10.1177/1932296820958754 

¥ The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has optional glucose alarms. Alarms need to be turned on in order to receive low and high glucose alarms.

† Finger pricks are required if your glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations.

Ψ LibreLinkUp is a mobile application, developed and provided by Newyu. Use of LibreLinkUp requires registration with LibreView, a service provided by Abbott and Newyu, Inc. Data charges may apply when downloading the LibreLinkUp app. FreeStyle Libre readers and sensors are provided by Abbott.

♣ LibreView is developed and distributed by Newyu, Inc.