Total Cholesterol Test
The fat in the blood coming from the liver and absorbed in food. Role : in maintaining the membranes of the body’s cells and in hormone production.
A 12 to 14 hour fasting prior to blood sampling is needed. It is important to have a light meal the evening before and to have avoided alcohol in the last 24 hours.
- The hypolipidemics drugs are meant to lower the cholesterol.
- Hypercholesterolemia – a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases
- High blood pressure
- Certain drugs
- Fat rich foods
- High alcohol consumption
Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your total cholesterol.
Perscription & Insurance
All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.
These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.
All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!