Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs - IBD Medical

Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs

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You deserve accuracy and safety. Use Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs to clean your skin before and after lancing or injecting.

Designed in Australia, Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs are made for diabetics. Easy to use, store and carry on the go, Glucology™ is proud to release this unique innovation. Registered with the Australian Therapeutic Goods Association as a Class I medical device, you can be confident that Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs are a quality solution to skin cleaning on the go.

Lancing is a part of diabetic life. Whether you’re testing blood sugars or injecting, it’s important to always clean your skin before and after. Doing this will give you accuracy and safety.

Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs are made from hospital grade ingredients and are designed to easily clean the skin safely and effectively. Glucology™ Skin Cleaning Swabs can also be used to hygienically remove blood after testing and can be used for site preparation for an insulin pump.

Each box includes:

  •  16x Glucology™ Skin Cleaning swabs,
  •  Each swab is sterile, utilising 70% Isopropyl alcohol to clean skin,
  •  Individually packaged swabs ensure they will not dry-out,
  •  Individual hard swab-cases make them perfect for quick travel,
  •  These swab-cases are also resistant to incidental impact and moisture.

Directions:

  • Simply break the rod containing the swab in two. This will reveal the sterile swabs.
  • Clean testing area or injection site with moist-head of the swab stick. 
  • Lance/inject at the cleaned site.
  • Wipe away any excess blood from prick-site.
  • Dispose of swab stick and container.

Accuracy and Safety

Foreign bodies left on the skin can interfere with blood sugar readings. For example, something as small as water left on your skin (or worse, something like juice that already has such high sugar levels) at the puncture site can lead to falsely elevated readings.

You’re also not just trying to get rid of things you can see like dirt, food, or dust, but the nasties you can’t see- like germs, bacteria, and fungi. Lancing introducing a foreign object (the needle) into your body and you need to ensure that nothing hitches a ride inside. Thoroughly cleaning injection/lancing sites help prevent this.

And while washing your hands before testing seems like a simple solution to remove all impurities, such as fruit juice, food, and dirt, every something as simple as excess water can interfere with accurate testing. 

What's worse is when you're out and about and can't get somewhere to wash your hands. Don't let the rush and pressure of daily life get in the way of safe cleaning and maintenance habits.

 

 

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