HbA1c is one of the best indicators of pre-diabetes. Unlike regular glucose tests, which measure glucose levels only at the point the test is taken, HbA1c gives you a picture of your glucose levels over the past 2 – 3 months. This makes it one of the most efficient ways of accessing your risk of diabetes 2.
Not only do high blood glucose levels put you at increased risk of type 2 diabetes but it can also lead to excessive weight gain, high blood pressure and heart disease.
Our HbA1c check can be done using our simple at home finger prick blood test kit. It is a quick and efficient type 2 diabetes blood test for those concerned they may be at risk of developing diabetes or those who have an existing diagnosis and wish to monitor their levels from home.
A key benefit of taking our HbA1c finger prick blood test is to check whether you might be at risk of type 2 diabetes before you are a diagnosed type 2 diabetic. If your results indicate pre-diabetes, you’re then in a position to make the required dietary and lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of becoming diabetic. Once aware you can track the impact of changes you've made to improve it. If you are pre-diabetic and you’ve adjusted diet and activity, then this is a great way to track the improvement over time.
If you have already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, our lab-analysed HbA1c blood test offers you the convenience of collecting your sample at home and simply posting to our lab. Your results will be reviewed by one of our GP and your results will be made available through your online personal dashboard. Here you can track results over time, giving you a convenient way to monitor your condition.
Your kit contains everything you need to collect a simple finger prick sample, the return to our lab using our freepost envelope.
Order online and we’ll deliver your Forth kit direct to your doorstep. No need to wait in, as it will fit through your letterbox.
Your results will be reviewed by our team of registered doctors and made available with any comments on your secure dashboard.
Forth gives you the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of your own health.
From identifying hormone imbalances to deficiencies in your diet & health risks, our service gives you the information you need to take control and improve your health.
Once analysed by our accredited lab your results will be brought to life on our easy-to-understand online dashboard. Here you can see exactly where you fall on the reference range and compare your result to others like you.
We'll explain what each biomarker means, the role it plays in your health and what steps you can take to improve. Any out of range markers will be reviewed by one of our UK registered doctors. We will also highlight the foods that improve each individual marker, helping you to optimise your health.
The real power of measuring your biomarkers comes with tracking your results over time.
Our bodies are unique and what works for one person may not work for another. Our dashboard will track your results, so you can see how you are improving over time and establish your unique trend. From here you can get an early warning if your health starts to go downhill or find out when you’ve made significant improvements.
Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory
Convenient tests can be done at home
Secure access to online results
Online dashboard which tracks results over time
This was a really simple and quick process. I ordered the test kit, it arrived 2 days later. I did my blood test a few days later and put it straight in the post. My results were with me 3 days later. Brilliant. The dashboard is very well presented and gave me a clear view of each marker. I’m not happy with all the results, but that’s not Forth with Life’s fault. That’s down to my own body!
Really fast and reliable results.So easy to use! Have used them3 times now and will continueto use this company, amazing.
Any questions I had, I emailed to the email contact and I was answered within hours. I was really impressed with the level of service and manner of response. I believe the product is very good quality and plan to utilize more of the products in the future. The process is very simple and reliable!
Efficient, great communication and information. Very fast, next day turnaround. Very, very pleased. Highly recommended and best value I have found.
First time using a service like this looked at reviews previously before purchasing, happy to see the five stars reviews are reflective of the service. The kit arrived the next day after ordering I waited till the Monday to do the sample sent it off Monday AM and had the results back Tuesday PM. Wow what a quick service! Follow the tips about doing the blood sample and you shouldn’t have any issues, I found I only needed one lancet and the blood flowed freely after a hot shower and running my hands under warm water. I will definitely be using this service again as I got some surprising results which I’d like to see improve.
An excellent service, I got fast replies to my enquires and immediate practical solutions. I needed my results quickly after being unable to get samples on my first attempt and Forth found a resolution for me and assisted at each stage. Really great communication from individuals who have the knowledge and ability to sort things out. Wouldn't go anywhere else.
Fast easy service putting my mind at rest quickly. Sent off sample on Monday, got results back Tuesday afternoon.
As a former Olympic cyclist I always wanted to look after my health. This has never changed to this day but become a lot easier via Forth, it’s the only way to really understand your own body.
Taking the test is simple just make sure you follow all the instructions so you follow the correct procedures. The customer service is second to none and the results are easy to understand and follow.
Very fast service, a fair cost, comprehensive results and an unexpectedly lengthy comment from a Dr about the findings.
I'll definitely be ordering again on a regular basis to keep an eye on things.
Wasn’t feeling quite right and believed I may be chronically stressed. Took the baseline plus option which is a wider range of tests and this confirmed by expectations and also highlighted two further issues which I’ve raised with my GP. Well worth the piece of mind.
The kindest customer service I have ever experienced. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for these products.
Thank You so much for your prompt responses and helping me with my order.
I'd put off getting regular blood tests before because of the long-winded process of a GP visit. Forth has changed all that. The process is very quick and very easy, with thorough, well-explained results delivered to your inbox within days.
Really excellent service - we bought two 'vitality' tests after reading about Forth With Life in Natural Health magazine. The packs came quickly, the phlebotomy appointment at home was convenient and professional and the results were quick and insightful- I recommend without reservation to anyone wishing to gain a comprehensive understanding of biomarkers indicative of their health and wellness!
I suffer from a hereditary condition which causes my body to store too much iron. My biggest issue before using Forth was getting an appointment with my GP. Now using Forth I can track my iron quickly and easily and take action before levels start to affect my health
This should be the most common thing people do.
Great company, easy to read results. Well worth it. The cost is an investment
Forthwithlife are just so helpful - professional and extremely easy to deal with. I would highly recommend these guys and would literally never look anywhere Else. Superb company.
I enlisted the help of Forth to help me get to the bottom of my current health concerns. The test was really easy to and my results were available within day. Using Forth has helped me take the action needed to get my hormones back on track.
As a working mum, I often find myself training ‘tired’ as the demands of day-to-day life take their toll. Forth has enabled me to gain a valuable insight into what is happening ‘under the surface’, so I can adapt my training and lifestyle.
Quick delivery and clear instructions - I sent the samples off on Thursday and received the results on Saturday. The information on each statistic was clear, and the recommendations helpful. Will definitely be following up in half a year!
The service was great from beginning to end. The test kit arrived quickly and was easy to use, the instructions were clear and simple to follow and my results were available sooner than I expected. Thanks everyone!
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