Male Gold Level

Men’s 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

C-Reactive Protein and Homocysteine Level
Produced in the body in response to any inflammatory process, and may increase the risk of coronary heart disease

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 men age 40 and older)
Screens for early signs of heart disease, arrhythmias and conditioning

Chest X-ray
Screens for lung disease

Assesses lung function and capacity

Gastrointestinal Tests

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

Specialized Diagnostic Tests

Cardiac Calcium Score
Determines amount of calcium buildup on walls of cardiac arteries

Vascular Screening
Utilizes ultrasound technology to test for carotid stenosis (stroke), abdominal aorta (aneurysm) and the ankle brachial index to assess lower extremity circulation

Body Composition Analysis
Utilizes densitometry, an extremely accurate assessment

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