What pretests are required for a diabetic, BP and cholesterol patient?
My father is 62 years old and he had a heart attack 10 years before and now leading a normal life and having regular medicines. He is having BP,Colostrol and diabetic. As part of checkup I would like to bring him to bangalore.Before consulting a cardiologist what all pre test I need to perform for him
You should run following tests: - complete blood count - urine analysis - liver/kidney/pancreas function test - lipid profile panel - blood electrolytes - fecal occult blood test - abdominal ultrasound - fasting blood glucose test - HbA1C test
When you see cardiologist he will run a complete cardiac check up: - EKG - echocardiogram - or even stress test if needed, he will decide.
All the best. Dr.Albana Sejdini
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