Laboratory Testing

Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)


■ Periodic screening (age 19 to 64) if strong family history of thyroid disease and if autoimmune disease



■ Every 5 years beginning at age 20

■ Every 3 to 5 years between ages 65 and 75

Periodic screening if:

■ Familial lipid disorder

■ Family history of premature coronary artery disease (CAD) (< 55 years)


Periodic screening if:

■ Elevated cholesterol

■ History of parent or sibling with blood cholesterol > 240 mg/dL

■ History of sibling, parent, or grandparent with premature (< 55 years) CAD

Fasting Glucose

JE Test:

■ Every 3 years beginning at age 45 ® ■ Every 3 to 5 years if:

■ Family history of DM (one first- or two second-degree relatives) "Jg ■ Obese


Routine screening for chlamydial and gonorrhea infection is recommended for all sexually active adolescents and high-risk females, even if they are asymptomatic.

Get Pregnant - Cure Infertility Naturally

Get Pregnant - Cure Infertility Naturally

Far too many people struggle to fall pregnant and conceive a child naturally. This book looks at the reasons for infertility and how using a natural, holistic approach can greatly improve your chances of conceiving a child of your own without surgery and without drugs!

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment