What is tested in the Wellness Panel 1?
This blood panel tests your Complete Blood Count (CBC) with differential, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP), Hemoglobin A1c and Lipid Panel.
Why is the Wellness Panel 1 important?
The Glucose (in the CMP) and Hemoglobin A1c tests check for diabetes. The Lipid Panel measures your standard lipid and cholesterol markers. An abnormal Lipid Panel suggests you are at an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
The CBC and CMP tests include a variety of markers that check your immune system, red blood cells, clotting system, electrolytes, kidney and liver function. Calcium is important for bone health, muscle function, and blood clotting.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Wellness Panel 1 is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended before testing.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.