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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Diagnostic and monitoring agents for diabetes mellitus
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Blood glucose monitoring
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First Choice
Green

For patients with Type 2 Diabetes

 
Wavesense JAZZTM Duo blood glucose test strips
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Green

For patients with Type 2 Diabetes

 
 
Performa Nano blood glucose test strips
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Green

For patients with Type 2 Diabetes

 
 
CaresensTM PRO blood glucose test strips
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Green

For patients with Type 1 Diabetes

 
 
GlucoMen Areo Sensor blood glucose test strips
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Green

For patients with Type 1 Diabetes

 
 
Aviva blood glucose test strips
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

For patients who require a carbohydrate counting function and Accu-Chek insulin pumps.

 
 
Caresens N blood glucose test strips
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Green

For patients with visual impairment and gestational diabetes.

 
 
ContourNext blood glucose test strips
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Green

For gestational diabetes and Medtronic insulin pumps

 
 
Freestyle Lite
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Green

For patients using Freestyle InsuLinx

 
 
FreeStyle Optium blood glucose test strips
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Green

For use when patients have a history of DKA or very labile blood sugars.

 
 
Mobile blood glucose test cassette
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For patients with needle phobia, paediatrics, visual impairments, dexterity issues with test strip insertion or sharps disposal issues.

 
 
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Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Red

Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.   

Amber 2

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber with Shared Care

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber

Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.  

Green

Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care. Suitable for initiation in primary care.   

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