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Abbott Earns CE Mark For FreeStyle Libre Bloodless Glucose Monitor

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

FreeStyle Libre reads glucose levels through a interstitial fluid sensor on the back of the patient’s arm, but unlike current continuous glucose monitors does not require finger-stick calibrations.

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