Abbott’s new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System with insulin calculator has received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne).The InsuLinx System is the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses. The new system also offers several additional features, including a touch screen interface, automated logbook, personalization preferences and USB connectivity for plug-and-play reports via the new FreeStyle Auto-Assist data management software. The FreeStyle InsuLinx System will be available in select countries within Europe beginning in May. It is currently not available for sale in the United States.
The FreeStyle InsuLinx System is the newest addition to Abbott’s portfolio of glucose monitoring products and is designed for people with diabetes who use mealtime (rapid-acting) insulin. The system offers several features that are designed to enable insulin-using diabetes patients to more effectively manage their condition. The system is compatible with the FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips.
The FreeStyle InsuLinx System will be available in May to customers in Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.