This guide to recommended nutritional tests by disease, lists those tests that are justified in current medical literature (basic profiles) and newer tests of a more specialist nature (advanced profiles) which may be appropriate for some patients. These are guidelines only and individual requirements will vary.
This page is still under construction. The following tests are those relevant tests performed by Biolab Medical Unit, and is not necessarily a comprehensive list of tests that may be required to assess a patient with this condition.
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Chromium (Cr) - plasma
Fatty Acids - Erythrocytes (qualitative results only - see below)
HbA1c- Glycosylated Haemoglobin
Iodine - urine
Iodine:creatinine ratio (urine)
Magnesium (Mg) -Red cell
Plasma Mineral Profile with Red Cell Magnesium
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) - transketolase activity
Vitamin B3-RBC NAD activation (Niacin)
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) - glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase activity
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D (25-hydroxy) profile