This panel consists of a Health eCheck, a Hemoglobin A1c, and a Prostate Specific Antigen cancer screen.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL RESULTS AND INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HEALTH eLABS ARE INTENDED FOR GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. AS SUCH THEY ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR A MEDICAL EXAMINATION, AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, PREVENT OR CURE ANY DISEASE, SYNDROME, OR CONDITION WITHOUT THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
PREPARATION: For best results, please do not eat or drink anything except water for at least 8 hours before having the test.
What does this test do?
The Men’s WellCheck is designed to to give a broad overview of general health status by screening for abnormalities in the some of the body’s most important metabolic systems, and also includes screening tests for diabetes and prostate cancer. This combination panel includes:
Complete Blood Count – Measures the amount of white and red blood cells, and is useful in detecting anemia or leukemia.
Complete Metabolic Panel – Measures blood sugar, calcium, protein, and electrolytes; also checks liver and kidney function.
Lipid Panel – Measures the levels of total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and triglycerides (fatty acids). This panel also provides an estimate of the LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone – A widely used test to screen for thyroid gland disorders, and to monitor their treatment.
Hemoglobin A1c – Screens for diabetes by estimating the average blood sugar level over the past three months.
Prostate Specific Antigen Cancer Screen – Screens for prostate cancer in men; also used to look for tumor recurrence in those who have undergone treatment for prostate cancer.