Diabetes Bundle

$42.01

[Fasting recommended; see individual product descriptions for details] A bundle which looks at various markers potentially relevant to diabetes including markers of short and long term levels of glucose in the blood, as well as insulin levels.

 

Basic Metabolic Panel (8)

A panel which tests multiple markers including glucose, and kidney function (eGFR) (see full product description for details).

$8.23

Fructosamine

A marker which evaluates levels of glucose over a period of 2-3 weeks by measuring glycated proteins. More sensitive to short term changes, but also influenced less by abnormal hemoglobins compared to Hemoglobin A1c.

$13.48

Hemoglobin A1c

[hbA1C, A1C] – A measure of average blood glucose (or blood sugar) levels averaged over the last 2 to 3 months. Medical professionals often use this test in combination with others to diagnose risk of diabetes.

$7.70

Insulin

Fasting and additional preparation recommended (see description for details). A test that measures levels of insulin in the blood, a hormone secreted by the pancreas which is involved in glucose regulation.

$12.60

Description

[Fasting recommended; see individual product descriptions for details] A bundle which looks at various markers potentially relevant to diabetes including markers of short and long term levels of glucose in the blood, as well as insulin levels.

Special instruction: Some tests in this bundle may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

Preparation instructions: Fasting prior to blood draw recommended for some tests in this bundle

Turnaround time: Expected turnaround is within one day, although this may vary depending on other tests ordered for the same blood draw, and expected variation with testing.