Our results are formatted so that not only can your doctor read and comprehend the numbers, but each individual can read the results as well. To better understand the specific tests and what the levels mean to you, please see below.
Blood Chemistry Profile - Full 32-level screening for bone and electrolyte levels along with heart and kidney functions and liver and lipid functions with cholesterol, protein, iron, glucose, and thyroid levels. Requires fasting for 12 hours, unless diabetic. Drink plenty of water and take medications as usual.
Blood Pressure - Blood pressure and pulse rate are identified using an Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor.
Blood Type - Determination of ABO blood group and Rh type.
Body Fat Analysis - Body fat % and the body mass index (BMI) are calculated using a Body Fat Loss Monitor.
Bone Density - A heel scan of the thickest bone in our body which can identify risk factors for osteoporosis.
C-Reactive Protein (CRP) - An inflammatory marker which detects a substance that the body releases in response to inflammation surrounding the heart. CRP levels can provide physicians with information on a patient's risk of heart disease. No caffeine for 12 hours prior to draw.
Ferritin - Indicates the level of high iron stored and can be useful in screening for Hemochromatosis, Anemia, and some liver diseases.
Hemoglobin A1C - Measures historical blood sugar control for up to three months. This test is recommended twice a year for diabetics.
Hemogram - Complete blood count (CBC) of red and white blood cells and platelets. Also screens for Anemia, Leukemia, and other disorders that may affect the cells in your blood.
PSA for Men - Screening for Prostate Cancer in men over the age of 50. However, if there is a family history, it is recommended at age 40.
Thyroid Profile T3, T4 - Additional screening that includes three levels for the T3 uptake (THBR), T4 (thyroxine), and free thyroxine index/calculation.
Vitamin D, 25 Hydroxy - Provides an assessment of overall Vitamin D status for the screening of deficiency or toxicity. This test measures both D2 and D3 together and reports a total 25-hydroxy Vitamin D. Several factors are associated with an increased risk of developing Vitamin D deficiency.