Getting tested for diabetes just got easier. We’re happy to announce that Accesa Labs has partnered with the YMCA LA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, which is supported by the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, to provide discounted Hemoglobin A1c tests throughout November in support of Diabetes Awareness Month.
I work in the healthcare industry, my wife and father are doctors, and I consider myself to have an above average knowledge of the US healthcare delivery system. Yet, when my family was without health insurance, I was full of discomfort and fear.
How could this be? I have good knowledge of the system and know several medical providers personally yet still felt fearful. How must the other tens of millions of the uninsured and under-insured American families feel? I spent many nights thinking about the fear and the underlying problems.
Did you know that the standard lipid panel results that many people get from their doctor’s office might be slightly – or even completely – wrong? It’s a scary thought for anyone concerned about their heart health and yet many people get lipid lab assessments based on lab methodologies that are decades old. However, there is a better lab test for people who want to know their real data without breaking the bank. Interested? Read on.
What is Accesa Labs?
Accesa Labs is an e-commerce marketplace that makes it simple for any person (insured or un-insured) to order medical lab testing online, get tested at a local lab or at home, and get results electronically. Our mission is to improve access to affordable lab testing and streamline the lab testing process using great software.