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  1. Blood Tests for Preeclampsia
  2. Prealbumin Blood Test
  3. Thyroid Blood Test: Understanding the Test Learn what a thyroid blood test checks for, why you may need one, and what the results mean.
  4. Lyme Disease: Role of BloodTests
  5. Blood Type Test
  6. Why Are BloodTests Needed With Some Medicines? Find out which types of medicines require a regular blood test and why.
  7. Home Blood Glucose Test Discusses test to measure blood sugar (glucose) levels in those who have diabetes. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at what might affect the test. Covers risks.
  8. Home Blood Pressure Test
  9. Diabetes: Benefits of Blood Sugar Testing Learn how testing helps you make the connection between blood sugar levels and daily activities.
  10. Blood Glucose Discusses blood glucose tests used to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes. Covers types of tests, including fasting blood sugar, 2-hour postprandial blood sugar, random blood sugar, and oral glucose tolerance. Discusses how to prepare and what results mean.
  11. Diabetes: Care of Blood Sugar Test Supplies
  12. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test: Understanding the Test Learn what happens during a complete blood count test and why you would need one.
  13. Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer
  14. Toxoplasmosis Test Discusses toxoplasmosis test, a blood test that checks pregnant women for antibodies to the Toxoplasma gondii parasite. Covers why and how it is done. Also discusses what results mean. Offers link to more info on toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.
  15. Potassium (K) in Blood Discusses blood test to check level of potassium (K) in blood. Includes info on what affects potassium levels in the body such as kidney function, blood pH, and hormones. Explains how and why test is done. Covers what results mean.
  16. Mononucleosis Tests Covers monospot test (heterophil test) and EBV antibody test, bloodtests used to diagnose mononucleosis (mono), which is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Covers how it is done and risks. Also includes info on what test results might mean.
  17. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing Discusses blood test that can tell you if you carry rare changed genes that can cause colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer. Covers familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Looks at colonoscopy screening. Discusses risks. Includes genetic counseling.
  18. Cortisol in Blood
  19. Obstetric Panel Briefly discusses obstetric panel, a group of bloodtests used to check the health of women during early pregnancy. Includes links to info on tests such as antibody screening, blood type, complete blood count, HIV, rubella, and hepatitis B.
  20. Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Discusses blood test to check the different types of hemoglobin in the blood. Covers how some diseases, such as sickle cell disease, aplastic anemia, and leukemia, have abnormal types of hemoglobin. Discusses possible test results.
  21. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  22. Hepatitis Panel Covers blood test used to find markers of hepatitis infection. Lists types of hepatitis panels. Includes links for more info on hepatitis A, B, and C virus tests.
  23. Allergy Tests Provides overview of tests used to find out what a person might be allergic to. Covers skin and bloodtests. Explains why and how each test is done. Discusses risks. Explains results and offers points to consider before having tests.
  24. Calcium (Ca) in Blood
  25. Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  26. Testing Tips From a Diabetes Educator
  27. Arterial Blood Gases
  28. Liver Function Tests Covers bloodtests to find out if your liver is damaged or inflamed. Discusses tests that measure bilirubin, albumin, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), and aspartate aminotransferase (AST). Discusses other possible tests to confirm diagnosis of hepatitis C.
  29. Liver Tests for Mononucleosis Discusses blood test to study liver function and to find out if the liver is inflamed. Covers possible results. Discusses possible causes other than mono for elevated liver enzymes.
  30. Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c, A1c) Covers blood test that checks the amount of sugar (glucose) bound to hemoglobin. Explains that test is done to check how well you are managing your diabetes. Covers how it is done and discusses results.
  31. Chemistry Screen
  32. Cholesterol and Triglycerides Tests Covers cholesterol and triglyceride bloodtests to measure fatty substances in the blood. Explains why tests are done and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  33. Total Serum Protein
  34. Aldosterone in Blood
  35. Diabetes: Testing Your Blood Sugar Learn the best way to test blood sugar. Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes.
  36. Gestational Diabetes: Testing Blood Sugar Learn why you need to test your blood sugar when you have gestational diabetes.
  37. Phosphate in Blood
  38. Catecholamines in Blood
  39. Stool Analysis Discusses stool analysis, a test used to look for bacteria, parasites, or blood in the digestive tract. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at risks. Covers normal and abnormal results.
  40. Serum Osmolality Discusses serum osmolality test used to check for dehydration, certain poisons, cause of seizures, and other problems. Covers how it is done and how to prepare for it. Also covers what test results may mean.
  41. Liver Function Panel Briefly discusses liver function panel, a blood test to check for liver disease. Offers links to info on other tests that check for problems with the liver.
  42. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Discusses blood test used to check for thyroid gland problems. Explains how TSH causes thyroid gland to make hormones that help control metabolism. Covers how it is done and test results.
  43. Blood Alcohol
  44. Colon Polyps Discusses colon polyps. Covers causes and symptoms. Covers screening tests such as fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and colonoscopy. Looks at treatment choices. Covers risks. Offers prevention tips like staying at a healthy weight, limiting alcohol, and quitting smoking.
  45. Sodium (Na) in Blood
  46. Uric Acid in Blood
  47. Blood Culture
  48. Medicine Levels in Blood
  49. Lipid Panel Briefly discusses lipid panel, a blood test that measures cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. Covers why a lipid panel might be ordered. Also covers how to prepare for test.
  50. Blood Urea Nitrogen Discusses blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test. Covers why and how it is done. Includes how to prepare for the test. Covers risks. Explains results of the test. Covers what affects results.
  51. Galactosemia Test Explains test for galactosemia, a rare disease passed from parents to children. Covers blood or urine test that checks a newborn for enzymes needed to change galactose from milk into glucose, a sugar used for energy. Explains why and how the test is done.
  52. Diabetes: Stay in Your Target Range Learn how testing blood sugar through the day will help you stay in your target range.
  53. Genetic Test
  54. Hemochromatosis Gene Test (HFE Test)
  55. Folic Acid Test
  56. Blood Pressure Screening
  57. High Blood Pressure: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home Explains why you should monitor your blood pressure at home and how it helps you be more in control of your own health care. Includes steps on how to take your blood pressure at home. Covers systolic and diastolic pressure measurements.
  58. Blood and Lymph System Has links on complete blood count, sedimentation rate tests, and anemia. Also includes links to lymph topics such as swollen glands/other lumps under the skin and lymphedema.
  59. Viral Tests
  60. Toxicology Tests
  61. Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) in Blood
  62. Cholesterol Test: Understanding the Test Learn what is checked during a cholesterol test, why you might need one, and what the results may mean.
  63. Taking Blood Pressure at Home Learn how to use a home blood pressure monitor.
  64. Tay-Sachs Test
  65. Diabetes: A1c Test Learn how an A1c test shows blood sugar levels over a 3-month period.
  66. Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in those with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  67. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.
  68. Seizure Medicine Levels in Blood
  69. Body Fluids Tests
  70. D-Dimer Test
  71. Tissue Type Test
  72. Vitamin B12 Test
  73. Antithyroid Antibody Tests
  74. Cardiac Blood Pool Scan
  75. Thick and Thin Blood Smears for Malaria
  76. Diabetes: Blood Sugar Levels
  77. Physical Exam for High Blood Pressure Lists what exam may include, such as questions about your past health, blood pressure measurements, and checking your heart, eyes, torso, arms, and legs. Includes why it is done and possible results.
  78. D-Xylose Absorption Test
  79. Indirect Coombs Test
  80. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Discusses oral glucose tolerance test that measures glucose (blood sugar) levels. Explains that test checks for gestational diabetes, prediabetes, and diabetes. Covers the types of tests done and how to prepare for them.
  81. Sickle Cell Test
  82. Genetic Test for Clopidogrel
  83. Gestational Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels when you have gestational diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Offers slideshow on using a blood sugar meter.
  84. Coombs Antibody Test (Indirect and Direct)
  85. Diabetes in Children: Checking Blood Sugar in a Child Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in children with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  86. Second-Trimester Exams and Tests
  87. When to Have a Cholesterol Test
  88. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease Covers type 1 diabetes in children. Includes info on managing diabetes. Discusses using glucose monitors for blood glucose testing. Includes links to info on dealing with diabetes in school. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  89. Preeclampsia: Creatinine Clearance Test
  90. Home Test for Protein in Urine
  91. Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS) for Rh Sensitization During Pregnancy
  92. High Blood Pressure: Make the Most of Home Monitoring Learn how using a home blood pressure monitor can give you better control of your health.
  93. Homocysteine Looks at homocysteine as a test to measure homocysteine in the blood. Covers how test is done and what results mean. Explains what could affect results.
  94. Colorectal Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Guides you through choosing a test to check for colorectal cancer. Looks at symptoms of colorectal cancer. Covers stool tests, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and virtual colonoscopy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  95. Lipase
  96. Renin Assay
  97. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  98. Prolactin
  99. Prothrombin Time and INR
  100. Ketones

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