Metabolic Syndrome Profile (Advanced)
- (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)Description:
Metabolic Syndrome (also known as metabolic syndrome X, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, Reaven#s syndrome, and CHAOS (Australia))is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The Metabolic Syndrome Profile (Advanced) Panel will provide detailed lab results to obtain markers to aid in the diagnosis of Metabolic Syndrome.
Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.Includes: C-Reactive Protein (CRP), High Sensitivity (Cardiac Risk Assessment)
Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGT)
Cholesterol, total; high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol; low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (calculated); triglycerides; Non-HDL Cholesterol (calculated)
Patient should fast for 9-12 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. 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.Categories: Hormones and Metabolism
, Fitness, Nutrition and Anti-Aging
, Heart Health and Cholesterol