In this video, Matt, who has type 1 diabetes, shares what it’s been like in the first year of using the Freestyle Libre 2 He talks about the changes it’s had on the way he looks after his diabetes – along with changes to his blood sugar levels and HBA1c and hypo awareness. He also talks about when and why he still sometimes does finger prick tests.

A Freestyle Libre can also be used by people with type 2 or other types of diabetes. If you have any questions about using a Freestyle Libre, or want help or support with your diabetes, talk to one of our trained advisors – the contact details are at: http://www.diabetes.org.uk/helpline.

Find out more about using a Freestyle Libre and a continuous glucose monitor on our page about the Freestyle Libre (flash glucose monitor) and continuous glucose monitors. http://www.diabetes.org.uk/flash-cgm

To find out if you may qualify for diabetes tech on the NHS, go to our page about it http://www.diabetes.org.uk/tech-on-nhs

To share your own views of diabetes tech, email us at mytech@diabetes.org.uk