How to collect your sample.

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You may be uncertain on how to collect your sample. We've got you covered — watch our video guide and follow our Top Tips to get your blood flowing below.

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How to Get your Blood Flowing.

Drink water!

Drinking water is the best method to increase your blood flow. We recommend drinking 2 big glasses of water up to 30 minutes before taking your sample.

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Bowl of warm water

Place your hand in a bowl of warm water for 3 minutes just before you prick your finger — the warmth will promote the blood to flow easily and naturally.

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Stairs

Walk up and down a set of stairs for 3 minutes. This will increase your heart rate and in turn increase your blood flow.

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Jumping Jacks

Raise your heart rate and complete jumping jacks for 3 minutes.

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Hand massage

During collection, massage your hand palm to fingertip every 4 seconds — this allows your blood time to refill at your fingertip.

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