Fasting Insulin: a Lab Marker to Consider

It’s the first of a new year and many folks are getting their annual lab work done. One lab test to consider requesting be added to your annual lab work panel is “fasting insulin.”

The fasting insulin test is truly one of the simplest, most affordable and most accurate tests available to detect a trend toward pre-diabetes.

It’s being called the pre-pre-diabetes test because it measures your insulin levels, which typically become imbalanced (over time) long before Glucose or HbA1C levels.

The functional medicine experts at kNew Health have an excellent blog post here on importance of tracking your fasting insulin. IMO: regardless of your size or stature, this is an excellent educational read for every American and their parents.

Cheers to your health and wealth in 2019.

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