The GlucoNavii is an upgraded meter from SD Biosensor, the makers of the top-selling SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter. This new meter has all the benefits of the Codefree but boasts greater accuracy due to a wider haematocrit (HCT) range of 0-70% and GDH-FAD enzyme technology. This means that the results are not impacted by extremes in HCT nor variations in oxygen concentration respectively. The strips also require a much smaller blood volume of just 0.5uL helping you to avoid getting sore fingers.
You will receive replacement GlucoNavii Blood Glucose Test Strips for the GlucoNavii blood glucose meter. You choose the number of strips that you want from the 2nd drop down menu, The more packs you buy the more you save!!
These test strips are solely for use with the GlucoNavii Blood Glucose Monitor. If you do not have the Monitor you can buy it here.
You will also receive full instructions on how to use the strips. The strips will have a minimum of 12 months to expiry and most time will have nearly 2 years.
Diabetics do not have to pay VAT. Unfortunately most pharmacies and retailers will require you to pay the full price including VAT. Leaving you to fill out a long form to claim the VAT back. But if you buy from us, all you need to do is to confirm you are a diabetic from the drop-down menu and you will be charged the price excluding VAT. You must select an option from the drop-down menu to get the correct price.
*Please note that if you select “Yes I have diabetes” then you MUST provide us with your home address. This is because you are making a legal declaration which we will supply to HMRC so they need your details. If you want the goods delivered to an alternate address such as your work or to a storage facility and you select the non-VAT option. You will then need to send us a message with your home address before we can ship the goods.*
Many people think that there is no point in self-testing. They believe that they know when their blood glucose levels are too high. Unfortunately, this is often not true and unless your blood glucose level is very high. The way you feel is not always a good or accurate guide to what is happening.
The GlucoNavii Blood Glucose Monitoring System gives an accurate picture of your blood glucose level at the time of the test. It involves pricking your finger with the lancing device and putting a drop of blood on a testing strip. GlucoNavii Meter will read the result automatically. Using the Self-Test diary included in the pack to record your results. This will help you and your healthcare team work out whether your treatment needs to be adjusted.
Diabetes is a common life-long health condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. This is because your pancreas does not produce any insulin, or not enough, to help glucose enter your body’s cells – or the insulin that is produced does not work properly (known as insulin resistance). There are 2.8 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and an estimated 850,000 people who have the condition but do not know it.
More than three-quarters of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes mellitus. This used to be known as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or maturity-onset diabetes mellitus. In type 2 diabetes, not enough insulin is produced or the insulin that is made by the body does not work properly. It tends to affect people as they get older and usually appears after the age of 40, but increasingly is seen in younger, overweight people. Depending on its severity, type 2 diabetes may be managed through diet and physical activity alone, oral medications or insulin injections, though a combination of these therapies are ideal for most cases.
The remainder have type 1 diabetes mellitus, which used to be known as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. In type 1 diabetes, the body is unable to produce any insulin. It usually starts in childhood or young adulthood and is treated with diet control and insulin injections.
For more information on diabetes, please see below.
For more information about blood glucose monitoring from the NHS click here.
For more information about diabetes from Home Health UK’s health information pages, click here.
Diabetics do not have to pay VAT but unfortunately most pharmacies and retailers will require you to pay the full price including VAT and will leave you to fill out a long form to claim the VAT back. If you buy from us, all you need to do is to confirm you are a diabetic from the drop down menu and you will be charged the price excluding VAT.
Instructions for the SD Meter:
For English instructions click here.
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