Diabetes MedsCheck provides an in-pharmacy review of medications with a focus on patients with diabetes, to improve quality use of diabetes medicines, monitoring devices, and education. Ideally for newly diagnosed patients or those with poorly controlled blood sugar levels.
Cost : FREE
Blood Glucose Monitoring
At Karuah Pharmacy, we offer in–pharmacy blood glucose testing service (fee applies). Our pharmacist will assist you with monitoring and record keeping, working collaboratively with your GP to better manage your diabetes.
If you prefer to monitor your blood glucose level at home. You will need,
– A blood glucose monitoring machine
– A lancet device with lancets
– Test strips
We have a range of blood glucose monitoring machines available for purchase. Call in to see our team, we will assist to find the best option for you.
NDSS Access Point
Karuah Pharmacy is a NDSS sub-agency, ensuring patients with diabetes can access to the diabetes supplies at a timely and affordable manner.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government, to assist patients with diabetes to better understand and manage their diabetes. As a NDSS sub-agency, we are able to access to the program and provide you with a range of diabetes related products at subsidised prices, including blood glucose testing strips, pen needles, and syringes.
To access to the NDSS, you will need to be registered with the NDSS.