Diabetes Monitoring (Blood Glucose Screening)

Diabetes Monitoring (Blood Glucose Screening) can assist those recently diagnosed with diabetes, or those with higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

With 1.2 million people in Australia living with diabetes, it’s important to monitor your blood glucose levels if you are at risk.

This test will not confirm if you have diabetes; a high blood glucose reading only indicates there may be an issue. We recommend you speak with your GP for more specific testing.

Health Check Procedure

Your Blooms The Chemist team member will take a small amount of blood from your fingertip and apply it to the testing strip. They'll discuss your results with you and give you a copy of the results and further information. This Health Check should take around 1 minute.

Are you a My HealthRewards member? You can earn Rewards points for every Health Check*. Just let your team member know when taking the test.

*Ts&Cs apply

Tips & Advice

Swap processed carbs for whole grain versions.

Commit to a regular exercise plan.

Opt for lean proteins like fish and chicken.

Try natural sugarless sweeteners (eg organic stevia)

Drink your recommended daily intake of water.

Get your glucose levels tested in under a minute; find your local Blooms The Chemist.

By determining how well your body is working to control glucose in your blood, a Diabetes Monitoring test can help you keep an eye on your diabetes risk.

Eric Chan
Blooms The Chemist Pharmacist, Forestville

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