Blood Test: Lipid Panel for Parents
Results from a lipid panel enable your doctor to evaluate the levels of different kinds of fats in your child's blood.
Metabolic Syndrome for Parents
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.
Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.
Doctors & Hospitals - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.
Insulin Resistance for Parents
Insulin resistance happens when the body does not respond properly to insulin. It can can raise a child's risk for type 2 diabetes and other health problems.
Blood Test: Hepatic (Liver) Function Panel for Parents
Liver function tests can help doctors see if the liver has been damaged. They also can help diagnose infections and monitor medications that can cause liver-related side effects.
Blood Test: Liver Function Tests for Teens
If your liver isn't working properly, it can affect your overall health. Find out why doctors do liver function tests and what's involved for teens.
Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) for Parents
A comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP) blood test helps evaluate kidney and liver function, sugar (glucose) and protein levels in the blood, and electrolyte and fluid balance.
Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) for Parents
A basic metabolic panel (BMP), commonly ordered as part of routine medical exam, is a set of blood tests that gives information about sugar (glucose) and calcium levels, kidney function, and electrolyte and fluid balance.
Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel for Teens
A basic metabolic panel (BMP) is a group of blood tests that provide doctors with clues about how the body is working. Find out why doctors do this and what's involved for teens.