Blood Glucose Testing
Why knowing your blood glucose level is important.
It is generally advised that starting at age 45, you should have your blood glucose level checked at least every three years. High blood glucose levels put you at greater risk of developing insulin resistance, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Untreated diabetes can lead to many serious medical problems including heart disease and stroke.
People who have diabetes can greatly benefit from being informed about the their condition. Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented by maintaining a normal body weight, having a balanced diet and participating in regular exercise.
Our knowledgeable pharmacists can advise you on the most prudent courses of action to take following a your blood glucose test.
Get your blood glucose level checked at McElwee Pharmacies today.
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