Basic Metabolic Panel

3,500.00

MyHealth’s Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) is composed of the following laboratory tests:

  • Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)
  • Lipid Profile
  • HBA1C
  • Creatinine
  • SGPT
  • Urinalysis
  • 2-Hour Post-Prandial Test

The BMP is recommended to be taken by anyone from 25 years old and above. This helps doctors check one’s metabolic functions, and assess whether one needs to take medications for kidneys and or blood sugar level.

Anyone availing of this test needs to fast for 10 to 12 hours (no food and water intake).

**Please take note that products purchased online may be redeemed up to December 31, 2019 only. Redemption beyond this date may result in additional charges due to possible changes in prices.**

Description

BASIC METABOLIC PANEL

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Q: What is the difference in the Basic Metabolic Panel and the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel?

A: The Basic Metabolic Panel is mainly directed towards kidney testing, glucose testing, and fluid/electrolyte balance testing while the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel contains the added focus on liver testing or to get a more complete picture of the status of a person’s organ function or to check for specific conditions, such as diabetes or liver or kidney disease.

 

Q: What is included in a Comprehensive Metabolic Panel?

A: Inclusions are:

  • Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)
  • Lipid Profile
  • Creatinine
  • HBA1C
  • SGPT/ALT
  • Urinalysis
  • 2-Hour Post Prandial Test

 

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Package costs 3,500php only.

 

Q: Why is this test important?

A: These tests will check your liver and kidney function, glucose levels, and assess whether you need to take medications for kidneys and or blood sugar level.

 

Q: Is there a fasting requirement before undergoing the tests?

A: Yes, you will have to fast for a maximum of 10 hours. No food and water intake.

 

Q: What happens if I don’t fast before a blood test?

A: Eating prior to the test will raise your blood sugar and cholesterol levels making it inaccurate to interpret the results.

 

Q: Do I have to set an appointment before availing the package?

A: We recommend an appointment be made, however, our clinic makes every effort to accommodate walk-in appointments. If you are already fasting for the required hours, no need for an appointment.

 

Q: How does the procedure work?

A: The procedure works by extracting certain amount of blood from a vein in your arm. You will also have to submit urine sample.

 

Q: How long does it take to get test results?

A: It typically takes 3-4 business days or less.

 

 

Q: Can I request my own laboratory tests or additional tests?

A: You can discuss lab tests with your doctor to determine which testing may be appropriate for you. But additional tests will also have additional charges. Also, upgrading it to Comprehensive Metabolic Panel may be your next option.

 

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