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 - Includes heart, kidney and liver functions, with lipid panel, total cholesterol, HDL (good), LDL (bad) and triglycerides. Also electrolyte levels, protein, iron, fasting glucose, and TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) uric acid and NEW FOR 2017, Carbon Dioxide. Drink plenty of water and take medications as usual. Recommended 12 hour fasting, unless diabetic.
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.
Celiac - tTG / IGA screening which detects antibodies that aid in the diagnosis of gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE), such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiforms.
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.
Estradiol - Screening used to evaluate the excess or deficiency of Estradiol hormone levels in both men and women.
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 (CBC) with Differential - A complete blood count of red and white blood cells, platelet levels, hemoglobin and hematocrit. Checks for anemia, infections and other blood disorders. Shows size of red blood cells and hemoglobin concentration.
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.
Testosterone - Screening used to evaluate testosterone hormone level excess or deficiency in both men and women.
Thyroid Profile T3, T4 - Additional screening that includes three levels for the T3 uptake (THBR), T4 (thyroxine), and free thyroxine index/calculation.
Vitamin B12 - Screening which detects B12 deficient or elevated levels. Vitamin B12 aids in the health of cells and nerves.
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.