Are you concerned about your risk of developing cardiovascular disease? The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) is rising at an alarming rate. CVD is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States; obesity, insulin resistance and DM2 significantly increase the risk of developing CVD, yet these conditions are potentially avoidable. Several key lab tests can help identify risk early enough for people to make lifestyle modifications to avoid becoming a part of the rising statistics. Learn more about inflammation and heart disease.
This package includes a Carotid Artery Ultrasound and a CardioMetabolic Profile that provides you with a simple blood spot test you perform at home and includes testing your insulin, hsCRP, Hemoglobin A1c, Triglycerides, Cholesterol (HDL, LDL, and VLDL).
If you purchase the appointment, these results will be reviewed with you by our Functional Medicine provider where she will explain in detail what your current lab values mean and provide you with personalized strategies to make necessary changes. During your visit with our provider, she will ask you detailed questions about your lifestyle, diet, activity and stress levels. Please bring a 3 day food journal to your appointment.
Important note about doing your lab test at home:
These labs must be done fasting for at least 12 hours (this means no calorie intake whether from food or drink). Please read the directions carefully and call ZRT labs if you have any questions at 866.600.1636