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By asking you questions, we can understand your lifestyle and associated risks. In particular we will explore your diet, your level of exercise, your alcohol intake and your smoking status.
You will be seen by a health care professional who will then check your core biometrics – height, weight, waist, blood pressure. From these we will derive your Body Mass Index (BMI). Your BMI and waist measurement will give us a clear picture of whether you are carrying too much fat.
Cholesterol is an essential body fat (lipid). It is necessary for building cell membranes and for producing a number of essential hormones. Cholesterol is manufactured in the liver and also comes from the food we eat. Elevated cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease. This tests breaks down the cholesterol in your blood into the different types giving a full picture of your status.
Cholesterol is an essential body fat (lipid). It is necessary for building cell membranes and for producing a number of essential hormones. Cholesterol is manufactured in the liver and also comes from the food we eat. Elevated cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease. This test measures the total of all cholesterol types in your blood and then the “good” cholesterol. This gives us your cholesterol ration which is a key risk measure
By understanding your basic body measurements and your cholesterol levels, we can tell you your heart age. With this, we can also predict your likelihood of having a cardiovascular event – e.g. heart attack in the next 10 years
Blood glucose testing is the process used to measure the concentration of glucose in your blood. A blood test involves pricking your finger with a small needle called a lancet, drawing a drop of blood from the finger and applying it to a test strip that has been engaged into a blood glucose meter.
Monitoring of blood glucose can be a beneficial part of diabetes detection and management. As part of the day-to-day routine it can help with necessary lifestyle and treatment choices as well as help to monitor for symptoms of hypo- or hyperglycaemia.
HbA1c or Haemoglobin A1c is also known as glycosolated haemoglobin and is a longer term measure of glucose levels in your blood than a simple blood glucose test.
Complete analysis of all cholesterol types and measures
The Liver panel (Liver function Test) is for individuals who wish to know how their liver is coping with their lifestyle, particularly if they consume excessive calories, units of alcohol or drugs. Early detection of liver damage means that preventative action can be taken before damage becomes irreversible. We test your blood to understand how your liver is working.
To assess how well your kidneys are functioning, we will take a small sample of blood for analysis at our laboratory. Your readings will cover sodium, urea, Creatinine. Anyone who is concerned about their kidney function – particularly if they have a family history of kidney disease or high blood pressure – should be test their kidney function.
This FBC (Full Blood Count) blood test provides important information about the type, number and appearance of cells in the blood, especially red blood cells (vital for carrying oxygen around the body), white blood cells (key to the body's immune system), and clotting cells (important for controlling and stopping bleeding). It is a broad based test covering 16 measures.
C Reactive Protein (CRP) is a protein made in the liver in response to inflammation or infection in the body. It can rise very rapidly when tissues are inflamed as a result of infection. It is a non-specific test as although it can identify that infection and inflammation is occurring in the body, it cannot specify where.