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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          
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
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Hello

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.

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Dr.Albana Sejdini
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