An established marker of inflammation, hs-CRP can be a major indicator of cardiovascular disease, especially if it is present in arterial walls. High levels are associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
Profile Assesses risks associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Tests in this profile include: Insulin, High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein, Total Cholesterol, HDL and LDL Cholesterol, Hemoglobin A1c, and Triglycerides. (Blood Spot Test)