Female Gold Level

Female Gold Level exams are recommended based on age and associated risk factors.

A complete review of medical history and a thorough physical examination are the most important elements of a diagnostic screening.

General Tests

Screens for diseases of the kidney and bladder

FSH, LH, Estrogen Level
Measures female hormone levels

ABO Blood Type
Determines blood type

Lipid Panel
Measures total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol), LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), cholesterol risk ratio and triglycerides

Sensory Function Tests

Screens for glaucoma

Heart and Lung Tests

Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Identifies previously undetected heart attacks, heart blocks and other cardiac irregularities

Exercise Treadmill Test (recommended for women 40 or older)
Screens for early signs of heart disease, arrhythmias and conditioning

Chest X-ray
Screens for lung disease

Screens lung function and capacity

Gastrointestinal Tests

Fecal Occult Blood
Tests for blood in the stool, which may indicate early colon abnormalities

Specialized Diagnostic Tests

Bone Density Scan (DEXA)
Screens for osteoporosis

Body Composition Analysis
Densitometry, an extremely accurate assessment of body fat and body mass index (BMI)

Diagnostic Blood Tests

Complete Blood Count (CBC)
Screens for anemia (blood loss) and blood cancers, such as leukemia.

Iron, TIBC
Screens for iron deficiency and anemia

Chem 14
Screens for diabetes, liver disease and kidney disease

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Screens for thyroid function, which regulates metabolism.