Drug Status Key

  • On Formulary
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Shared Care
  • Hospital Only


  • First Line
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • No Preference Diabetes mellitus, hypodermic equipment

Please see the Kent and Medway guidelines for full information on self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and ketones, and preferred formulary choices of blood glucose and ketone meters, test strips and lancets in adults, young people and children who have diabetes. This includes which patient groups/cohorts the preferred formulary meters/test strips are suitable/should be used for.

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Prescribing as pack of 200 is more cost-effective

Pack Price
100 lancet £3.77
200 lancet £5.50
Pack Price
100 lancet £3.00
200 lancet £6.00