The CardioMetabolic Profile, tests for 6 risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. It requires a simple finger prick to provide a few drops of blood. No need for a time consuming trip to have blood taken in a laboratory. This test is not available to residents of California, Maryland or New York state. We ship to all other states and countries.
Heart disease and diabetes are the biggest killers of both men and women in the Western world. Early identification of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes may enable lifestyle changes that can prevent development of these devastating diseases.
The CardioMetabolic Profile tests for each of the following:
High-sensitive C-Reactive Protein (hs-CRP) This is a measure of inflammation. High CRP is an indication of an increased risk of heart disease and stroke .
Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) This is a measure of the wellbeing of your red blood cells. A high level suggests the development of diabetes as well as the complications of diabetes such as heart disease and nerve damage.
Fasting Insulin (In) A high insulin level can be a sign of developing diabetes.
Fasting Triglycerides (Tg) Triglycerides are a particular type of fat in the blood and high levels my indicate an increased risk of heart disease and blocked arteries.
Total Cholesterol (CH) and LDL Cholesterol (LDL) Elevated total and LDL cholesterol levels are a predictor of heart disease and blocked arteries.
Written recommendations and analysis are included with the results.