Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death. Standard cholesterol tests can miss that YOU are at risk. Scientists have demonstrated that lipid panels have many limitations and only identify 40% of those at risk for coronary heart disease. People die everyday with “normal” cholesterol levels, “normal” blood pressure and “normal” EKG findings. Scientists have found much more advanced blood tests that can far more accurately assess your risk of heart disease. Poor blood sugar regulation and unhealthy triglyceride and lipoprotein levels often present long before the diagnosis of type 2 Diabetes. Our CardioMetabolic and Pre-Diabetes panels offer definitive diagnostic and clinically relevant evaluation to help define risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and progression toward type 2 diabetes These check points along with an overall pre-diabetes risk score, help patients understand that not just one factor, but rather a constellation of risk factors, that contribute to the genesis and progression toward poor blood sugar control and/or ASCVD.
Specimen Type: Single whole blood collection.
NOTE:This lab is not currently available in New York. If you live in New York and want to take this lab it must be shipped to a friend, family member or a hotel you are visiting out of state. The lab must be taken and mailed back out of state as well.