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
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Ionized Calcium Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC004804
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body. Bones and teeth house 99% of the calcium in the body, while the remaining 1% is distributed in other areas. Calcium is best known for its role in maintaining the strength and density of bon... more details
Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC001321
Iron plays a principle role in the synthesis of red blood cells. It is necessary for proliferation of red cells and is required for hemoglobin production. Of the body’s normal 4 grams of iron, approximately 65% resides in red bl... more details
Lactate Dehydrogenase LD Isoenzymes Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC001842 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 the blood. LD is released from the cells into the bloodstream when cells are damaged or d... 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
Lithium is used to treat mood disorders. 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 lev... 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 ex... 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, also known as IGF-1, is used as a biomarker for blood levels of human growth hormone. The blood level of IGF-1 appears to be constant over 24 hours and is found to be related to growth hormone secretion. It... 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.
Normally, iron is absorbed from food and transpor... more details
Tumor Necrosis Factor Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC140673 Life Extension® believes that chronic inflammation modulated by cytokines such as TNF-alpha is the common denominator of all age-related disease. We offer a wide variety of tests which measure the level of inflammation in the body. ... 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.
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Nutrient Panel Blood Test Item Catalog Number: LC100024
Vitamin and nutrient imbalances could be causing or contributing to many of your overall health issues. Experts believe that hair loss, brittle nails, insomnia, rashes, fatigue and a variety of chronic health conditions are often associate... more details