2nd August 2023
Urgent Field Safety Notice
Product: FreeStyle LibreLink app for Android, version 2.10.0
Reference: ADC FA1032-2023
Communication from Manufacturer
Dear Health Care Professional:
Thank you for being one of our valued FreeStyle LibreLink app users.
We’re pleased to inform you a new version of the FreeStyle LibreLink app for Android (2.10.1) is now available for download in the United Kingdom Google Play Store. Please encourage your patients to upgrade their FreeStyle LibreLink Android app to version 2.10.1 as soon as possible.
This new version of the FreeStyle LibreLink app (2.10.1) fixes the issue with the previous version (2.10.0) and includes automatic real-time glucose readings for people who use FreeStyle Libre 2 Sensors.
You recently received communication from us about an issue with the previous Android app version
2.10.0. After upgrading the app, some FreeStyle Libre 2 customers may have experienced instances where outdated glucose readings appeared as current readings during periods of signal loss. These customers may not have received signal loss alarms.
We sincerely apologise if this has caused any inconvenience.
What You Should Do
To check which app version your patient has, follow these steps:
- Open the FreeStyle LibreLink app
- Tap Menu then tap About
- The app version will be listed on this screen under Software Full Version
If your patient has their, phone set to automatically upgrade, you may already have the new version 2.10.1. If not, use these steps to upgrade to version 2.10.1:
- Open the Google Play Store
- Search for FreeStyle LibreLink app
- Tap Update
Thank you for your patience while we prepared the latest version of the app. If you need further support, please contact your Abbott sales representative or the FreeStyle customer service at 0800 170 1177. The team is available08.00 – 20.00 (Monday – Friday) excluding Bank Holidays, and 09.00 – 17.00 Saturday.
Abbott, Diabetes Care