Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12-14 hours prior to collection of the specimen. Fasting is defined as no consumption of food or beverage other than water for at least 9-12 hours before testing.
Description: The Metabolic Syndrome Profile will provide you with detailed lab information affecting the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome. Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Patient Instructions: Patient should fast for 12-14 hours. Patient should be on a normal diet and maintain a stable weight for a week prior to testing. Any drugs should be discontinued for 3-4 weeks if possible. If applicable, consult physician before discontinuing any medications. Test should not be done until 3 months after a myocardial infarction or similar traumatic episodes such as severe infection or inflammation.