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Does a comprehensive metabolic panel blood test include a test of blood glucose levels?

Yes. Hi. Yes it does. If you have the blood drawn fasting, you have a good way you screen for diabetes (fasting serum glucose). The CMP also measures many other important blood chemistries. To your health! Read more...

Are lipid profile and comprehensive metabolic panel test routine at your annual check-up?

Standard testing. Most general internists check a lipid profile and a comprehensive metabolic panel, as well as a complete blood count, once yearly. Read more...
Routine testing. While our insurance carriers will inform us that no testing should be "routine", i.e. Not specifically justified by some clinical suspicion, the lipid profile and CMP are traditionally standard tests ordered at doctor visits on symptom-free patients, yes. We feel that screening for some potentially symptom-free issues, like high cholesterol and blood sugar, would be important. Read more...