MHRA medical device alert – FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensor (Abbott) – Use of barrier methods to reduce skin reactions to the sensor adhesive

MDA number: MDA/2019/003 Date issued 29th January 2019 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert: Problem MHRA is aware that some users of the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system are applying barrier creams, patches and sprays before attaching the sensor to reduce skin reactions. These barrier methods … Continue reading MHRA medical device alert – FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensor (Abbott) – Use of barrier methods to reduce skin reactions to the sensor adhesive