Here's the lipid panel for your annual cholesterol check:
The news recently has told us that the government recommendations to avoid eating fat have been reversed. For 20 years people have been eating "low fat" foods thinking it would lower their cardiovascular disease risk, and that turns out to be false. In fact, eating low fat is very bad for some people, like me and my family, who get fat quickly when we eat a lot of carbs. Not everybody is the same, but it's worth paying attention to your blood sugar and lipids longterm, to make sure that you have found a good metabolic balance.
Here's a test that will tell you if you are insulin resistant (which contributes to weight gain and diabetes) or hypoglycemic:
If you are not sure which tests would be most helpful for evaluating your health and risk factors, I will be happy to help. Call 5o3-694-9six98 to make an appointment. New patient visits are pretty long, but after I have a good idea about your current status, followups can be brief. For folks that haven't met me yet, I'm happy to meet you in person any time it fits into my schedule for a 15 minute free consult. It's a good way to find out if my philosophy agrees with yours.