Community pharmacy is ideally placed and accessible to patients to measure important parameters such as height, weight, blood pressure, blood sugar levels - the pharmacist is then suitably qualified to give advice on lifestyle or sign post to other health professionals where appropriate.
We will of course be at the forefront of any developments in this area and in the meantime we are pleased to offer advice around this area.
Are you aware of a simple new measure to bear in mind for future good health which states that the waist measurement of an adult should not exceed half their height?
Example - for a 5ft 6in male (66 inches) their waist measurement should not exceed 33 inches. Try with your height and see if you are on target!