Please Note: These services are only done at our clinics and by appointment only. These services are only for supporting and record keeping purposes. We do not diagnose or prescribe any medication. However, we will refer you to a Health Provider if any abnormalities or concerns are detected. We will work closely with your treating doctor, if you are diagnosed with Hypertension, Diabetes and Cholesterol. A copy of the results will be given to you or be sent to your treating doctor.
Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, contributes to thousands of deaths every year, mostly due to stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney disease. The good news is that with successful treatment prescribed by your treating doctor, your risk can be greatly reduced. It is important to constantly monitor your blood pressure. For already diagnosed patients, we at the Intelligent Health Institute work together with your treating doctor, to help you keep a proper record of your blood pressure that will assist you and your treating doctor with well informed decisions. We also advice on a healthy lifestyle.
We will help you to keep record of your results and talk with your doctor about how often you need to record your blood sugar results.
The readings given by many devices can now be downloaded to a computer. If you manually log your results, record the date, time, test results, medication and dose, and diet and exercise information, you can take your record of results with you to your doctor's appointments.
The test is a finger prick. The result will include a HBa1C value.
Adults at average risk of developing coronary artery disease should have their cholesterol checked every five years, beginning at age 18. More-frequent testing might be needed if your initial test results were abnormal or if you already have coronary artery disease, you're taking cholesterol-lowering medications, or you're at higher risk of coronary artery disease because you:
A complete cholesterol test - also called a lipid panel or lipid profile - is a blood sample obtained by a finger prick test that can measure the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood.
A cholesterol test can help determine your risk of the buildup of plaques in your arteries that can lead to narrowed or blocked arteries throughout your body (atherosclerosis).
A cholesterol test is an important tool. High cholesterol levels are often a significant risk factor for coronary artery disease.