Diabetes Test - Blood
Do you have diabetes? Why do I need to do this test? A diabetes epidemic is underway (Source: World Health Organisation), Unhealthy diets, obesity and a lack of exercise are the main causes of diabetes, Approximately 50% of people with diabetes don't know why they have it. This simple to use test gives results in 60 seconds.
If you have Diabetes and are diagnosed early, you can be treated before illness develops. Diabetes is a major cause of heart disease and stroke and the main cause of kidney failure, limb amputations and blindness in adults (source NIH). Most cases of diabetes can be treated with just dietary measures and oral medication. Early diagnosis is critical.
Independent clinical trials have shown Betachek to be 98% accurate in determining BGL when compared to a laboratory reference method.
Peroxidase 0.19%, glucose oxidase 0.09%, TMB 1.2%, DCP 0.35%, Stabiliser 8.3%, Inert ingredients 89.87%
Follow detailed pack instructions. This test has a timing step that must be followed exactly to ensure a correct result. Read through all the steps before attempting the test. Test in the morning before eating. Ensure that you have not eaten for at least 12 hours (you may drink water only). You need clean white tissue, a timer or watch with second hand ready. Basic test steps include: Obtain drop of blood from finger using lancet, place drop on test pads, wait for results.
For external use only. Do not use after expiry date. Dispose of all materials safely. This screening test relies upon detection in a biological system therefore it is possible that it may not be 100% accurate in every case. Occasionally the test may produce a false positive or a false negative result. As with all screening tests therapeutic decisions should not be based on any single result or method. In the case of unexpected results or symptoms consult your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
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