Now UK sufferers can use A1CNow® SELF CHECK, world’s first and only disposable HbA1c system, allowing healthcare professionals to provide individuals with an indicator of average blood glucose control over last 2-3 month period.
Perfect for Home Use: A1CNow® SELF CHECK system provides a fast and easy way of obtaining accurate HbA1c results at home. Comes in a convenient 4-test pack, allowing up to a whole year’s testing with all items you need to complete the tests. Single-use test provides quantitative results from a single drop of blood.
By measuring glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c), diabetes (both Type 1 and Type 2) sufferers get an overall picture of what their average blood sugar levels have been over past 2-3 months.
Bharat Vadukul, Business Director of BHR Pharmaceuticals Ltd, says: ‘HbA1c testing has become an established method in diabetes management and, more recently, the test is recognized for its role in diagnosis of the disease.’
Recent study (1) amongst 189 diabetic and non-diabetic subjects across three US sites found that the portable analyser A1CNow® had an average of 99% accuracy in regards to fingerstick samples.