Symptoms of type II diabetes include; fluctuations in weight, poor sleep patterns, loss of appetite, thirstiness, and blurred vision. Individuals from certain areas of southern Asia also have a high risk of becoming diabetic.
Those at high risk of having diabetes are individuals with a family history of the disease and people aged over 40, overweight with a large waist measurement. Anyone having two or more indicators of higher risk should consider using a blood glucose screening test. The SELFCheck test is easy to use, requiring only a finger prick blood sample, producing a visual, easy to interpret result within minutes facilitating a visit to their GP for further investigation and advice if necessary.
The benefit of carrying out a SELFCheck Blood glucose test in privacy ensures confidentiality as well as providing the necessary incentive needed to take further steps in terms of managing personal health and earlier consultation with a healthcare professional to facilitate earlier medical intervention should further action be needed.
The SELFCheck Blood Glucose test for diabetes (2 test) kit is easy to use, requires only a small finger prick blood sample to perform the test and a visual result is available in less than 5 minutes.