Iterative Health Biomarkers, Featured, Measurements, Quantified Self Preview – Measurement: WellnessFX Baseline Testing…

December 24th, 2012, 02:12:19 Beaker

I’m really excited.  More Data.

I now have an alternative to visiting my PCP and asking for costly and limited blood screenings that don’t allow for easy automated comparative importation and analysis of critical health indicators.

I’ve just registered for Wellnessfx.com  and had my fasted-blood drawn at a local clinic a block and a half away from my home.  I didn’t have to see a doctor and for about the same price that I’d end up paying for lost time and an office visit+deductible, I get not only a great baseline biomarker analysis but also a phone-based medical consultation (I paid an extra amount for this) with a licensed practitioner that will review my results over the phone and using the Web.

Wellnessfx.com “…delivers advanced health diagnostics and phone-based consultations to give you the insights and recommendations you need to improve your biological health.”   The baseline test cost $199.  I paid an additional $70 for the medical consult.

What’s included in the baseline biomarker analysis?

Cardiovascular Health Tests include:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL
  • LDL
  • Triglycerides
  • Lp(a)
  • ApoB

Inflammation Tests include:

  • hs-CRP

Metabolic & Hormone Tests include:

  • TSH
  • Glucose
  • HbA1c

Liver & Kidney Health Tests include:

  • BUN
  • Creatinine
  • AST
  • ALT
  • Total Bilirubin
  • Albumin
  • Total Protein

Nutrition & Electrolytes Tests include:

  • Vitamin D
  • Calcium
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • CO2

You can learn more by visiting Wellnessfx.com.  I’ll be posting more about my experience and the actual analysis as soon as the results from the analysis are released to me.

/Hoff

 


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