The MyHealthTest at-home fingerprick Diabetes (HbA1c) Test Service was featured on Channel 9 WIN News Canberra tonight.#Canberra based company #MyHealthTest is making it easier for those living with diabetes to manage their condition. Click To Tweet
The segment captured feedback from people living with diabetes and The Diabetes ACT organisation on how this new at-home test will help people to more easily manage their condition.
Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition that affects thousands of Canberrans. Almost 300 Australians develop diabetes every day and it’s thought that about 500,000 people are living with ‘silent’ or undiagnosed diabetes.
Usually, people have to go to their GP to get a pathology form, get blood drawn from a pathology centre and return to the doctor to get their results. The MyHealthTest Diabetes (HbA1c) Test Service allows you to remove all the hassle and collect your own blood sample from the comfort of home. This new and innovative fingerprick blood test service will help to conveniently diagnose and assess the early stages of diabetes, known as pre-diabetes, and if you have diabetes, help you to manage and monitor your average glucose levels over a 3 months period.
Just order online, take a fingerprick sample at-home at a time that suits you, drop the card into the post and your results will be delivered securely online in a matter of days.
A #Canberra based company is making it easier for those living with diabetes to control their condition.A new test means people will be able to monitor their average blood glucose levels over a longer period – without having to visit a doctor.
Posted by WIN News Canberra on Thursday, July 9, 2015
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