The Basic Wellness Panel is a combination of common health test panels that measure and evaluate the body as a whole.
Our Basic Wellness Test Panel includes the following tests:
Lipid Panel – Measures cholesterol levels
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) – Measures 14 different components
Complete Blood Count (CBC)
- 8-10 hour fasting is required. Please be sure to drink plenty of liquids starting at least 6 hours prior to blood draw to prevent dehydration.
This health test panel covers a broad scope, including functions of the:
The Lipid Panel is used to measure overall cholesterol levels in the body. Lipids are various forms of fat in the body and include cholesterol types. Higher levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, also known as “bad cholesterol”) are associated with increased risk of heart attack.
LDL helps cause atherosclerosis, a hardening of the veins that leads to plaque build-up and heart attacks. This lipid panel measures levels of: Total Cholesterol, HDL – “Good Cholesterol”, LDL – “Bad Cholesterol”, and Triglycerides.
The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) measures blood sugar (glucose) levels, electrolyte and fluid balance, kidney function, and liver function.
The 14 measurements included in the CMP help to provide a look at the overall health of the body and its metabolism and chemical balance, and can help diagnose certain conditions like diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease and hypertension. The CMP aids in determining how the liver and kidneys are functioning and where glucose, calcium, protein, sodium, potassium, and chloride levels stand.
The CMP blood test measures levels of Albumin, Blood urea nitrogen (BUN), Calcium, Carbon dioxide (Bicarbonate), Chloride, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin and Protein, and Liver Enzymes: Alanine aminotransferase (ALT), Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and Aspartate aminotransferase (AST).
When the blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin, a condition called anemia develops. Hemoglobin is a component of blood that binds to oxygen. With too low red blood cells and/or hemoglobin, your body’s cells do not get enough oxygen.
A CBC includes the following tests:
Hematocrit – The amount of red blood cells in the blood.
Hemoglobin – A protein that transports oxygen or carbon dioxide in the blood.
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) – Measures the average volume of red blood cells in the blood.
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) – The amount of hemoglobin per red blood cell.
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) – The amount of hemoglobin concentrated in a given volume of red blood cells.
Red cell distribution width (RDW) – Measures the difference of red blood cell size or volume in blood sample.
Percentage and absolute differential counts – Measures the amounts of different white blood cell types within the blood.
Platelet count (RBC) – Measures the amount of platelets (fragments and particles of cells) in the blood that are crucial for blood clotting.
White blood cell count (WBC) – Measures the amounts of different white blood cell types within the blood.