Along with digestion, the urinary system forms the foundation for optimal health and wellness. Did you know that metabolic testing helps your doctor evaluate many diseases from diabetes and gout to infections and liver disease?
The CDC lists kidney disease as one of the top 10 causes of death in the United States. The kidneys play a significant role in maintaining healthy blood pressure and sugar metabolism.
Life Extension® offers a comprehensive metabolic panel for significantly less than commercial labs. Our kidney and metabolic tests include:
Blood group typing and Rh status
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to evaluate your kidney and metabolic wellness. Order now!
Ionized Calcium Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC004804
Ionized calcium is the form of calcium that is free or unbound to serum protein (mainly albumin). Measurement of ionized calcium provides insight if you have signs of kidney disease, parathyroid disease, and certain conditions that alter your leve... more details
Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC001321
This panel contains the following tests:
Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)
Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity (UIBC)
Iron plays a principle role in the synthesis of red blood cells. It is necessary for... more details
Lactate Dehydrogenase LD Isoenzymes Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC001842
This test measures the relative percentage of isoenzymes (LD1-5).
Lactate dehydrogenase (LD) is an enzyme that is found in almost all of the body's cells, but only a small amount of it is usually detectable in th... more details
Lipase Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC001404 Lipase is used as a work-up for abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Such findings characterize inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). Pancreatitis is also associated with abnormalities in calcium metabolism. About 80% of subjects... more details
Lithium serum Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC007708
The lithium blood test is used to measure and monitor the amount of lithium in the blood in order to determine whether drug concentrations are in the therapeutic range. It may be used to measure blood levels every few days when a person first begi... more details
Protein and Creatinine Urine Test Item Catalog Number: LC003129
Your kidneys filter waste products from your blood while retaining components your body needs — including proteins. Low levels of protein in urine are normal. Temporarily high levels of protein in urine aren't unusual either, especially after exer... more details
PT PTT Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC020321 Doctors like to check coagulation profiles which include PT and PTT. PT stands for Prothrombin time and PTT stands for Partial Thromboplastin Time. They are measurements of how quickly a blood clot forms. These tests may be ordered ... more details
RBC Folate Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC266015 Folic acid blood testing helps doctors diagnose central nervous system disorders and anemia. This important nutrient also plays an important role in energy level, muscle strength and memory. Folic acid is derived solely from dietary int... more details
Reticulocyte Count Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC005280 Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells and are measured to evaluate the function of your bone marrow. Normally as it matures, the red blood cell loses its nucleus. The remaining parts of the cell produce a characteristic color maki... more details
Somatomedin C Frozen Growth Hormone Marker Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC010363 Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), also called somatomedin C, is primarily produced by the liver as an endocrine hormone and plays an influential role in virtually every system from muscle, bone, and connective tissue growth and repai... more details
Transferrin Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC004937
Transferrin is the main protein in the blood that binds to iron and transports it throughout the body. Transferrin levels rise with iron deficiency and fall in cases of iron overload. Transferrin is also responsible for circadian variatio... more details
Tumor Necrosis Factor Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC140673 This test is used to identify elevated levels of tumor necrosis factor-ɑ (TNF-ɑ). While inflammation is important for a healthy immune response, the cytokines themselves have the potential for inducing damage. Life Extension® believ... more details
Urinalysis Urine Test Item Catalog Number: LC003038 A routine urinalysis (UA) can reveal diseases that have gone unnoticed because they do not produce striking signs or symptoms. Examples include diabetes, various forms of kidney disease, and chronic urinary tract infections. The UA in... more details
Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC081950
Recent research has shown that vitamin D is important to every cell and tissue throughout the body. From proper immune function and bone density to heart health and mood disorders, vitamin D is critical for optimal health.
You should kn... more details
Nutrient Panel Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC100024
This panel contains the following tests:
Vitamin D 25-hydroxy
This panel measures a combination of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants; o... more details