Published on May 08, 2019

Essentia Health offers discounted labs event

Essentia Health-Graceville Clinic will be offering discounted labs May 12 through 18 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Graceville Clinic, located at 117 West Second Street in Graceville.

These lab tests can provide important information for diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Depending on your age, lab tests should be conducted at least once per year. The panel of labs available during this event include lipid profile which tests for good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides ($20), a comprehensive profile which tests kidney and liver function, electrolytes and blood sugar ($20), hemoglobin which is helpful in diagnosing anemia ($5), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) which is used for routine screens of thyroid disease in adults ($10) and prostate specific antigen (PSA) which is used to help evaluate prostate health ($10).

Food and drink should be restricted for 12 hours prior to testing. It’s okay to drink water. Those who are taking prescribed medications should contact their primary care provider with any questions related to taking medications prior to lab tests.

No appointments are necessary. Cash or check payment is required at the time of service and your insurance will not be billed.

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