Lab tests provide critical information about the way your body is functioning, as well as offering information that can help determine your risks for certain diseases and can even determine if a disease or other serious medical condition is present. Lab tests serve an important purpose in helping you and your doctor determine the best course of treatment to prevent diseases from becoming worse and even to prevent diseases from occurring. Plus, because there are so many lab tests available, they can be used to help patients enjoy optimal health and wellness at every stage of life.
Your testing will be based on your specific medical information. This includes your personal and family medical history to determine your possible health risks, as well as any symptoms you're experiencing. Other determining test factors are your age and lifestyle. Some tests are performed routinely as part of an annual physical exam, while others are performed based on risk factors or symptoms you may be experiencing.
On-site lab testing has advantages for both you and your doctor. First, samples can be gathered right in the office during a regular exam, so there's no need to schedule an appointment elsewhere or to travel to a different location, which makes it a much more convenient option. Second, when tests are performed right on site, you and your doctor can get your results much more quickly. Because results can be obtained faster, you won't have to wait as long to learn about your condition or risk factors, so you can enjoy greater peace of mind.
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