Misc. Screenings

screenings

CHOLESTEROL-ALT/AST SCREENING

At a cost of $25 for all patients. Calling ahead for an appointment is strongly encouraged. A 12-hour fasting period prior to testing is recommended to ensure accuracy of your testing. Cholesterol screening measures the following:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL (good cholesterol)
  • LDL (bad cholesterol)
  • Triglycerides
  • ALT/AST (liver function)
  • Glucose

Our nursing staff will explain your test results and provide you with American Heart Association approved lists of foods to help bring your cholesterol numbers in line with current AMA recommendations. We will fax or mail your cholesterol results to your physician at your request.

COMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL

1s provided by at a cost of $25 for all patients. This test does not require a doctor’s order and we strongly encourage calling ahead to schedule an appointment. Testing includes results for electrolytes, kidney function, liver function and protein.

HEMOGLOBIN A1C SCREENING

Hemoglobin A1c testing is provided at a cost of $20 for all patients. Calling ahead for an appointment is strongly encouraged. Hemoglobin A1c screening monitors the average blood glucose levels over the last 3 months for those with a diagnosis of diabetes. It is an indicator of overall blood glucose control.Fasting is not necessary.