Diabetes, when uncontrolled can lead to life-threatening complications & many individuals go undiagnosed or remain unaware of their risks. Scurfield pharmacy provides a one-on-one consultations for diabetes, focusing on nutrition, lifestyle, medication and blood sugar testing. Our Certified Diabetes Educator, Marian Attia, has a sound knowledge base in diabetes care/management and can teach you about self-management and controlling your diabetes. She’s got the resources & support to help you better manage your diabetes & improve your health.
Meal Planning, Nutrition & Lifestyle Advice
Diabetics often require a guide for when, what, and how much to eat so they can get the nutrition they need while keeping their blood sugar levels in the target range set by their physicians. We can help you live a healthy lifestyle by recommending the types of food to eat more of, certain types of food to limit, as well as what exercises to follow.
Blood Glucose Meter Training
Regular blood glucose monitoring is a particularly helpful way to manage your diabetes and help control your blood sugar, so it’s very important to know how to properly use the device. We provide full blood glucose meter training, advice & support. We provide you with detailed instructions on how to correctly use your glucometer, know your target range, common problems to avoid, interpret the results, and finally use your meters as a tool to achieve the optimal blood glucose levels and assess how well you’re meeting specific treatment goals.
Insulin therapy is recommended for patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, or if diabetes is uncontrolled despite optimal oral glycemic therapy. At Scurfield Pharmacy, we can help you with insulin initiation and titration over time to reach blood sugar targets set by your physician. This is very critical to improve glycemic control and prevent diabetes-related complications.. We also provide sharp containers & disposal service