Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

Is a test that measures different substances in your blood. It provides important information about your body's chemical balance and metabolism. Metabolism is the process of how the body uses food and energy.

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

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What is a Comprehensive Metabolic Panel?

Is a test that measures different substances in your blood. It provides important information about your body's chemical balance and metabolism. Metabolism is the process of how the body uses food and energy. Several factors determine your basal metabolic rate, including: Your body size and composition; If you weigh more or have more muscle mass, you will burn more calories, even at rest. Gender; If youre a man, you probably have less body fat and more muscle mass than does a woman of the same age, so you burn more calories. Age; As you get older, your muscle mass decreases, which slows down the rate at which you burn calories. Most people get a Complete Metabolic Panel as part of their yearly check-up. This test can give your healthcare provider valuable information about the current overall status of your metabolism, including the health of your kidneys and liver, as well as electrolyte balance, acid/base balance, and levels of blood glucose and blood proteins.

What is included in this test?

BMP which consist of: Glucose, BUN/Creatinine, Chloride, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, A/G Ratio, Albumin, AST/ALT, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein, Alkaline Phosphate

Who should get this test?

Your doctor may order a Complete Metabolic Panel if you are concerned about the following: Your metabolism speed, Your energy levels, You are experiencing significant weight loss or gain, Diabetes

How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?

No preparation or fasting required. Just bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.

When will I receive my results?

Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.

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