The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved FreeStyle Libre 14 day — Abbott's revolutionary continuous glucose monitoring system. In the U.S., you can wear the sensor up to 14 days with high accuracy. For people living with diabetes and doing the hard work to maintain healthy glucose levels while focusing on ways to lower their blood sugar — all without painful fingersticks or being tied a bulky continuous glucose monitor — FreeStyle Libre 14 day is a life-changing technology. Beyond saving patients pain from sticking their fingers up to 10 times a day1, the system provides people living with diabetes with three key pieces of data with each scan: Real-time glucose result. An 8-hour historical trend. And a trend arrow showing the direction their glucose is going. With this data at their fingertips, the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system is helping improve patient outcomes. It's the future people living with diabetes have been hoping for. With this FDA approval, the FreeStyle Libre 14 day system is the longest lasting self-applied personal glucose sensor available on the market. 'People with diabetes will now have extended access to their glucose data with a high degree of accuracy, which will improve their experience and help empower them to better manage their condition,' said Jared Watkin, senior vice president, Diabetes Care. Data from FreeStyle Libre can be shared with doctors and healthcare providers. Along with smart diabetes nutrition, patients can devise the most effective treatment plan for their lives. Around the globe, FreeStyle Libre is helping people living with diabetes achieve their best lives. From the routine of everyday to running marathons, they're no longer slowed by diabetes management as they were before. No wonder the system has been honored among the most innovative creations at a company full of them. Don’t take our word for it. That's from Fast Company. Want a behind-the-scenes look at FreeStyle Libre? Come on in. The FreeStyle Libre 14 day system will be available via prescription in coming months at participating pharmacies and durable medical equipment suppliers in the U.S. For more information about how FreeStyle Libre can help you, please click here.