Get checked for diabetes risk

Pop in – Laura Tolley and Fizz Haji of Belfairs Pharmacy

Pop in – Laura Tolley and Fizz Haji of Belfairs Pharmacy

First published in Local News

PHARMACISTS are urging people to check their weight and take a blood test to see if they are at risk of diabetes.

People are advised to check their body mass index, which measures weight against height, and pop into a pharmacy to check their blood glucose levels if they are overweight or at risk for another reason.

Fizz Haji, of Belfairs Pharmacy in Eastwood Road North, Leigh, said: “Getting your blood glucose checked can be an important step in identifying if you are at risk of type 2 diabetes.

“It’s a quick and easy process, people don’t need an appointment.”

To check your BMI, visit www.allabouthealth.org.uk

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6:54pm Thu 19 Jun 14

LexyGirl says...

This is so important as diabetes could result in damaging effects on your nerves, eyes, limbs etc so please get yourself checked out.
This is so important as diabetes could result in damaging effects on your nerves, eyes, limbs etc so please get yourself checked out. LexyGirl
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