Is this for me?
If you're in good health or just looking for a basic general check of your blood health, this is perfect for you. Covering all common bases, this will give you insight on your overall health. It identifies early signs of blood, kidney, liver, cholesterol, pancreas and thyroid health; helping you take preventative cautious measures to ensure you remain healthy.
*Highly recommended for anyone – young or old. Suitable for people with personal history or family history of any illnesses.*
What does it involve?
What's included in the General Health Check at Healtopedia:
▸ Full Blood Count (FBC)
This test gives an overview of blood health: highlighting early signs of blood disoders, infection, inflammation and blood cancers.
▸ Fasting Blood
This test tells you how much sugar you have circulating in your body. Higher sugar (glucose) predisposes you to diabetes. If this test is taken alongside a blood test for HbA1C – it can help to diagnose diabetes.
▸ Haemoglobin A1C
This tests helps diagnose diabetes, prediabetes when done alongside glucose levels. It can also guide patients already on existing diabetes sugar-lowering medications..
This is an in depth test showing levels of various cholesterols and fatty acids in your blood. High cholesterol predisposes to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This test is also helpful to guide patients on existing cholesterol lowering medication – to gauge if they are on adequate medication.
▸ Liver Function Profile
This test gives an overview of liver function: highlighting your body's nutrition status, protein content, liver enzyme function and ability to excrete your body's toxins and waste. It detects any early signs of liver dysfunction.
▸ Renal Function Test
This test gives an overview of kidney health: highlighting early signs of reduced kidney function, body electrolyte content, mineral content and hydration level.
▸ Tumour Marker
AFP (alpha feto protein) helps diagnose and monitor treatment for certain cancers of the liver, ovaries or testicles. A raised value increases the likelihood of cancer. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
Infectious Disease Screening
▸ HIV I & II Antibody and Antigen
This test can indicate if someone is infected with HIV. Early detection can prevent the infection developing into AIDS (acquired immudificiency syndrome). Patients who are undergoing treatment for HIV & AIDS will also benefit from this test, as it can guide the efficacy of their current treatment.
▸ Thyroid Screening
This test gives an overview of thyroid health: highlighting the effectiveness of your body's metabolism.
▸ Rheumatoid Factor
This is a marker used to screen for various autoimmune disease, like Rheumatoid Arthritis, and certain infectious diseases, like Tuberculosis.
▸ Urine FEME
This test gives a comprehensive overview of your kidney health. Abnormalities can highlight early signs of urinary tract dysfunction, diabetes or liver dysfunction.
What do I do with the results?
A full comprehensive report with complete tests breakdown will be made available in soft and hard copy within 24-48 hours. Any abnormalities or discrepancies will be highlighted. You will then be offered the opportunity to see a medical specialist who will review the results with you within 24 hours of receiving your report.
Terms and conditions
Fasting : please fast for 10 hours prior to your blood test. No food or drinks are allowed, however water is permitted.
Women : for more accurate results, it is recommended that you do this test 3 days before or 3 days after menstruation.
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