Diabetes Medications & Insulin Delivery Anywhere in Singapore
Need medication for diabetes? With Homage’s medicine delivery service, you can now have diabetes medications delivered to your doorstep, anywhere in Singapore.Book A Consultation
Diabetes Medications & Treatment Options
Diabetes (Diabetes mellitus) is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. With diabetes, your body is unable to make or effectively use insulin, thereby impairing your body’s ability to effectively store blood sugar. Diabetes comes in two main types – type 1 and type 2. Both are indicative of high blood sugar but differ in how this happens.
Type 1 diabetes occurs when the immune system attacks the cells in your pancreas, where insulin is made. As such, treatment for type 1 diabetes involves daily insulin jabs, as the body is unable to produce insulin.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body becomes resistant to insulin, and sugar builds up in your blood. Symptoms for type 2 diabetes can typically be managed through regular diet and exercise. If lifestyle changes aren’t enough to lower your blood sugar, you can consider taking medication to help with your symptoms. Typically, these medications will be prescribed to you by the doctor.
In the case where both diet changes and tablets are unable to bring our blood sugar levels down, insulin injections may be required.
Diabetes is a progressive chronic condition — this means that it tends to get worse over time. Hence, those with diabetes tend to require lifelong medication. It is also helpful to note that diabetes care goes beyond lifestyle changes and medication, but also includes other procedures such as regular foot care and wound management.
How to get Diabetes Medications
To get the right medication for diabetes, you will need to get a prescription from your local general practitioner or clinic. With a prescription on hand, you can then get your medication from your local pharmacies, polyclinics or public hospitals in Singapore. You can also have medicine delivered to your doorstep with Homage.
It is advisable to have a follow-up consultation with the doctor once every 3-6 months to monitor your condition.
Those with diabetes often require medication or insulin jabs at least once a day. As such, you may need to get a refill of your medication once every few months.
Have Diabetes Medications Delivered To You, Anywhere in Singapore
With Homage, you can have diabetes medicine delivered to your doorstep, anywhere in Singapore.
Avoid snaking queues at the hospital and the hassle of commuting by booking your check-ups and appointments using Homage’s 24/7 teleconsultation services.
You can now have your doctor’s appointments in the comfort of your own home, with your medicine delivered to your doorstep on the same day.
How Medicine Delivery Works
Step 1: Consult a doctor
Download our app and consult a doctor in the comfort of your home via teleconsultation or by engaging a house call doctor.
Step 2: Get a prescription
After a thorough assessment and evaluation of your condition, the doctor will issue you a prescription if necessary.
Step 3: Receive medicine at home
With the prescription, you can get your medication at a nearby pharmacy or clinic, or have them directly delivered to your doorstep with Homage.
Cost of Diabetes Medications Delivery
Diabetes medications delivery will only be available after a consultation with our doctor online.Book A Consultation
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Top questions about Insulin & Diabetes Medications
What other medicine can Homage deliver?
Homage’s medicine delivery services are available after a consultation with our doctor online. This means that the medications we deliver are for conditions that can be diagnosed and treated online.
Generally, our teleconsultation services are suitable for mild, common symptoms and follow-up consultations for chronic conditions.
Here is a list of conditions that our doctors can treat online and prescribe medications for:
- Asthma, including inhalers
- Hypertension or high blood pressure
- Diabetes, including insulin
- High cholesterol
- Heart conditions
- Gastritis or gastric pain
- Blood thinners
- Cold and flu
- Sore throat
- Headaches and migraines
- Stomach flu
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Yeast infection
- Sinus infection
- Hair loss
- Food poisoning
- Acid reflux
- Digestive problems
- Simple respiratory problems
- Skin conditions
- Other non-severe conditions
If you have a life-threatening condition or exhibit emergency symptoms such as acute chest pain or severe abdominal pain, please visit the A&E department or dial 995 immediately.
I have a prescription. Can I skip the consultation?
We only deliver medication that is prescribed by our doctors to ensure the safety and wellbeing of families under our care.
Who are Homage's doctors?
All our doctors are 100% Singaporeans and registered with the Singapore Medical Council (SMC). Each individual undergoes stringent background and qualification checks, in addition to a face-to-face interview before joining Homage.
What do I need to prepare prior to a consultation?
Make sure that you have the Homage app installed on your smartphone and have your NRIC at hand as you need to show it at the start of the consultation for verification.
In addition, it will be good to have your vital sign readings ready to facilitate the consultation.
Can I obtain medication from other pharmacies with Homage’s prescription?
Yes. With a valid prescription from Homage’s doctors, you can choose to have your medicine directly delivered to your doorstep or obtain your medication from other pharmacies or clinics.
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