Friday, 2 August 2013

NHS visits the Clarendon Day Centre - Angela

Two nurses visited the Clarendon Day Centre this week to do medical health checks. They were looking closely at blood sugar levels and cholesterol, as it was specifically a cardiovascular check. They weighed me and measured my height. 

They did a finger prick blood test for sugar levels. I have family members who have diabetes, so mine was a little high. It’s therefore best for me to have a healthy diet. The finger prick test was also to examine cholesterol. They discovered that my ‘good cholesterol’ was too low,

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