Heart Health and Diabetes Test


1 in 3 American adults are prediabetic and 80% don’t even know it.

Diabetes and heart disease are leading causes of death in the U.S. 3

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What does this test measure?

Comprehensive test for heart health and diabetes that measures total cholesterol, HDL, Calculated LDL, Triglycerides, hs-CRP and HbA1c.

Complete Lipid Panel: Measures the level of total Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, a calculated level of LDL Cholesterol and Triglycerides, a type of fat found in blood.

hs-CRP: Measures the level of C-Reactive Protein in the blood.

HbA1c: Reflects the average level of glucose (sugar) in your blood over the past approximately 3 months, an indicator for risk of diabetes and also a response to treatment of diabetes.

Collection method: Finger prick

1 What is Diabetes? (n.d.). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/diabetes.html
2 Heart Disease Facts | cdc.gov. (n.d.). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/facts.htm
3 Prediabetes – Your Chance to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. (n.d.). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/prediabetes.html

Why is this test important?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.1

Diabetes is serious and can increase a person’s risk for heart disease and stroke. Not managed properly, diabetes can cause damage to kidneys, poor circulation in the legs and feet, and can also cause vision loss.

High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Screening can help indicate inflammatory activity in the body, which many studies have linked to cardiovascular disease. When plaque forms in the arteries, it does not simply form there, it injures the arteries, causing inflammation and higher levels of C-Reactive Protein in the blood.

This test provides valuable information about your heart health and diabetes risk and enables you to share your results with your physician to create a treatment plan, if necessary.

1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart Disease Facts. https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/facts.htm

Who is this test for?

Anyone age 18+ who wants to learn about their risk for heart disease and diabetes. The American Heart Association recommends that all adults age 20+ have their cholesterol and other traditional risk factors checked every 4-6 years if their risk remains low.2

2American Heart Association. How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested. (2020). https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/how-to-get-your-cholesterol-tested