Screening dates are from February 5 to 18. By searching for a specific location, the address and times the testing will take place can be viewed by scrolling down, no appointments are necessary. Oprah also featured a special on this program. She offers further information on her website.
The blood glucose testing at Walgreens is only available for people over 18 years of age and claims shouldn't be submitted to any insurers. The results of the screenings do not take the place of a full diabetes diagnosis, or a plan for diabetes treatment. The presence or absence of any other health condition will not be evaluated.
Knowing the risks however, of whether a person is in pre-diabetes stage or has already developed the disease, is what's the most important.
Written by Amy Munday