Heart Watch uses the Cholestech LDX Analyzer for all Cholesterol, ALT, AST and Glucose testing. This technology is highly accurate and requires only a fingerstick sample of blood. Quality control measures are performed daily to insure accuracy. Strict infection control techniques are used when obtaining and handling blood samples.
Test results are usually ready in 10 minutes. Results are reviewed individually with each person. Information regarding diet and exercise is reviewed. Physician review is recommended as needed.
Prices as of January 1, 2012 (prices subject to change):
- Total Cholesterol (no fasting required) $18.00
Gives total cholesterol level without breaking it down into the HDL or LDL
- Risk Assessment (no fasting required) $28.00
Gives total cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol) and risk ratio.
- Total Lipid Profile (12 hours fasting required) $38.00
- Gives total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides and risk ratio.
- ALT/AST (SGPT and SGOT) (Liver Function - no fasting required) $44.00
Measures enzyme, ALT, which is produced when Liver cells die. Elevated ALT may mean possible Liver damage. Disease (hepatitis), alcohol consumption or medications, especially statin drugs may cause liver cells to die too quickly resulting in elevated ALT.
- AST is normally found in a diversity of tissues including liver, heart, muscle, kidney and brain. It is released into the bloodstream when any one of these tissues is damaged. It is not a highly specific indicator of liver injury.
- Glucose Test for Diabetes (may be done fasting or non fasting) $15.00 If added to Cholesterol test $7.00
- Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), (no fasting required) $34.00
For Diabetes. Indicates blood glucose level over past 6-8 weeks.
- Allergy (Best done fasting or two hours after eating) $64.00
Measures response to 10 most common allergens which affect 96% of people with allergies. Provides written results and personalized allergy plan. Results take 10 days.
- Bone Density Uses the latest in ultrasound technology. A bare heel is needed for test. Results in minutes. $34.00
- Hepatitis C $40.00
- Blood Typing Results in minutes $28.00
- ColoCare Kit Take home test $ 8.00
*Payments must be made at time of testing. We do not bill insurance.