London Medical Laboratory Blood Test Diabetes Diagnosis and Monitoring

£59.00

What can I expect from this Diabetes - Diagnosis and Monitoring?

This home test checks your levels of HbA1c. This biomarker is used to confirm whether you have (or are at risk of developing) diabetes. It is a potentially life-saving test and it is quite common for people have diabetes and not know about it. Unmanaged or undiagnosed diabetes is one of the leading causes of mortality. For anyone who already knows they have diabetes, regular HbA1c checks are essential to monitor progress. 

Identifying conditions of this test

Diabetes (1 Biomarkers)

Checking your levels of HbA1c is a way of confirming if you have (or are at risk of developing) diabetes. Unmanaged or undiagnosed diabetes is one of the leading causes of mortality. For anyone who already knows they have diabetes, regular HbA1c checks are essential to monitor progress.

HbA1c (Glycosylated Haemoglobin)

Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test is used to measure the average level of blood sugar over the past two to three months and is commonly used to diagnose and monitor diabetes. The sugar is called glucose which builds up in the blood and binds to the haemoglobin in the red blood cells.

How to Use the At Home Test Kits:

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Test Arrives: You will receive everything you need in the kit to carry out at home including simple step-by-step instructions. For more detailed instructions, please see the instruction video on the London Medical Laboratory website.

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Take Your Test: The home-testing kits use a simple finger-prick blood sample you can take yourself in the comfort of your own home. Ensuring that you have followed the instructions provided, simply use the enclosed lancets and tube to collect your own blood sample.

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Receive Results: Following the instructions provided, fill out the enclosed forms and label your blood test. Then, take your sample and return it to the laboratory using the Royal Mail 1st Class Tracked postal bag included with the kit.

You will receive your results on the day after they receive your sample in their laboratory.

London Medical run a 24/7 laboratory operation and test all samples as quickly as possible after receiving them which enables their team of in-house GPs to review and communicate your results in the fastest possible time frame.

 Please visit the London Medical Laboratory website www.londonmedicallaboratory.com before ordering to find more information and a list of Frequently Asked Questions.