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Diabetes

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will ensure that blood glucose testing strips are made available on NHS prescription for insulin-dependent diabetics in all areas. (108977)

Blood glucose testing strips are available on the national health service and we have no plans to remove them from NHS prescriptions. Blood glucose testing strips are available free of charge to those people with insulin-dependent diabetes.