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Abbott Reports New (FLASH-UK) Trial Results of FreeStyle Libre 2 System for Type 1 Diabetes and Sub-Optimal Glycemic Control

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Abbott Reports New (FLASH-UK) Trial Results of FreeStyle Libre 2 System for Type 1 Diabetes and Sub-Optimal Glycemic Control

Abbott Reports New (FLASH-UK) Trial Results of FreeStyle Libre 2 System for Type 1 Diabetes and Sub-Optimal Glycemic Control

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  • The (FLASH-UK) trial evaluates the FreeStyle Libre 2 system vs self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in a ratio (1:1) in 156 patients aged ≥16yrs. with T1D. The trial was led by a team at The University of Manchester together with investigators from 8 centers in the UK & funded by Diabetes UK
  • The results showed reductions in HbA1c levels @24wks., improvements in patients-reported QoL outcomes incl. overall satisfaction & reduction in burden associated with glucose monitoring. The results were published in the NEJM
  • Patients who used FreeStyle Libre 2 system achieved a reduction in HbA1c levels by an avg. of 0.8% (8.7% to 7.9%) after 6mos. over 0.2% (8.5% to 8.3%) in SMBG, avg. HbA1c level was 0.3% lower @12wks. & 0.5% lower @24wks. than those using SMBG

Ref: PRNewswire | Image: Abbott 

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