Drink 2 big glasses of water at least 30 minutes before doing your test.

Lay your kit out on a low table — you need to stand and have your hand below your elbow when collecting your sample.
You’ll also need a tissue.

Gently twist the caps off the lancets and tubes. Place the tubes in the holes inside the box. 
Keep the lancets and alcohol wipe close by.
You might only have a yellow or purple tube in your kit.
Get your blood flowing
Soak your whole non-dominant hand in hot water until it’s nice and warm — about 2-3 minutes.
Swing your arm and clench your fists — a little exercise gets your blood moving.
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