Mumbai: Abbott has introduced the FreeStyle LibreLink app in India, providing users of the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system the convenience of checking their readings on their mobile phones without the need for finger pricking. The app is compatible with both iPhone and Android smartphones, offering real-time glucose data and the ability to easily share information with healthcare providers.
Using near-field communication (NFC) technology, the app transfers glucose data from the sensor to the mobile device, allowing users to track their eight-hour glucose history and real-time patterns for better management of diet, insulin use, medication, and exercise—all without requiring a separate reader for glucose monitoring.
“People living with diabetes experience significant burden as they face a multitude of tasks to effectively manage their diabetes. FreeStyle LibreLink app seamlessly integrates with FreeStyle Libre sensor. At Abbott, we are committed to ensuring our FreeStyle Libre technology not only simplifies the daily routines for people living with diabetes but also empowers them to manage their diabetes more effectively,” stated Kalyan Sattaru, general manager of Abbott’s Diabetes Care Business in South Asia.
Dr Manoj Chawla, Senior Diabetologist added, “The ability to automatically receive glucose information on a real-time basis can facilitate easier diabetes management for people with diabetes and their caregivers. New diabetes technology will pave the way for precise and informed decision-making.”