BOOK AN APPOINTMENT               028 28311

 ARDMANAGH ROAD, SCHULL,  COUNTY CORK. P81NH42 - TELEPHONE  028 28311

BLOOD TESTING

DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

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VENESECTION for haemochromatosis patients, this test takes at least 30 minutes and it is therefore important to book an appropriate length appointment

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CHOLESTEROL ( fasting for 12 to 14 hours prior to the test is important.)

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GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST (GTT) ( diagnostic test to rule out Diabetes)

again fasting is essential for this test.

Strictly nothing to eat or drink for 14 hours prior to the test other than water

After the blood test you will be advised to drink 410 ml of Glucozade ( please bring this with you ), and after two hours return for a second blood test.

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DIABETES PREVENTION CLINIC

This service is available to patients in the Mizen Peninsula. You may be aware that   diabetes is an increasing problem within the country, but the good news is that diabetes is preventable.   

Anyone can be screened for their risk of diabetes very simply, and without even having blood samples taken.

If you are at risk you can attend a workshop on how to reduce your risk. 

If you are at high risk of diabetes you will be offered one to one support in making some lifestyle changes. 

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For further information please contact Nurse Bernadette O’Riordan on  028 27352

OPENING HOURS MONDAY  TO FRIDAY  9 am - 5 pm

SATURDAY - urgent calls only from 11 am 

OUT OF HOURS SOUTHDOC 1850 335 999

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