"It took three times to get the result I was happy with"

About: NHS Forth Valley

(as the patient),

I had a health check done recently and the community nurse said he thought I had diabetes. He asked me to make an appointment with the nurse who tested me.

It took three times to get the result I was happy with.

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Response from Arlian Mallis, Person Centred Health and Care Co-ordinator, Department of Nursing, NHS Forth Valley

Hi, there are a number of reasons that investigations are repeated, especially when testing for diabeties.There are many factors that could influence the result. If you would like clarification I would suggest that you ask your practice nurse or GP.

I hope this is helpful

Arlian

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