|Who is this test for?||
HbA1C levels should not be used by individuals in the following groups: • Children and young people less than 18 years of age. • Pregnant women or women who are 2 months postpartum. • People with symptoms of diabetes for less than 2 months. • People at high diabetes risk who are acutely ill. • People taking medication that may cause hyperglycaemia (for example long-term corticosteroid treatment). • People with acute pancreatic damage. • People with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). • People with HIV infection. • People with chronic haemolytic anaemia.
|How is the test carried out?||
This home test kit requires requires a finger prick blood sample to be provided. Sample collection and return instructions are provided within the kit.
|Turn around time||
2 Working days from receipt of sample at testing laboratory
|When shall I take the test?||
Some tests require fasting beforehand. There are no pre-test actions required for this test. Simply take the test in accordance with the enclosed instructions.