Diabetes is a group of conditions linked by an inability to produce enough insulin and/or respond to insulin. This causes high blood sugar levels, and can lead to a number of acute and chronic health problems, some of them severe enough to be life threatening.
A twelve (12) hour fast is required for this blood draw test and are encouraged to increase water intake. Take all medications as prescribed. Certain medications can interfere with the tests included in the panel, so tell your health practitioner about any drugs that you are taking. Consult your results with a Wellness Way practitioner to make the most of them and develop a course of care that will bring optimal health.
- Hemoglobin A1C
- Insulin, Fasting
- Lipid Panel
- Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy