Diabetes Risk (HbA1c) & Cholesterol Test
Did you know that people with diabetes have an increased risk of heart disease? We made it easy to find answers about your risk for diabetes and heart disease with the Diabetes Risk & Cholesterol Test. With one simple blood test, you will receive the results you need from the lab doctors trust most in order to take control of your health.
What does this test measure?
- The Diabetes Risk (hemoglobin A1c) component of the test provides a measure of your average blood sugar level over an extended period (approximately 90 days) and is a useful tool for screening for type 2 diabetes.
- The Cholesterol Panel component of the test measures LDL “bad” cholesterol, HDL “good” cholesterol, VLDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides.
Fast for 12 hours (no food or drink, except water).
Why Consider This Test
1. “New CDC Report: More than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0718-diabetes-report.html. Last reviewed July 18, 2017. Last updated July 18, 2017.
How To Get This Test
1. Choose Your Tests
Shop for tests and pay online. An independent physician will review and approve your test requests; no doctor’s visit is required.
2. Provide Your Sample
Take the requisition number we emailed you, along with a photo ID, to a Labcorp location for sample collection.
3. Access Your Results Online
View your easy-to-read results online in your Labcorp OnDemand account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by PWN health via phone or mail.
Getting My Results
We've made getting your results easier and more convenient than ever. View your easy-to-read results online in your Pixel by Labcorp account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by phone or mail. To view a sample report click the "sample report" button below.