What is a Triglycerides test?

Triglycerides (TG) are a type of fat found in the blood. It is usually measured along with a blood test along with other cholesterol testing blood tests.

Who should get this test?

This test may be ordered as part of a lipid profile, which is a type of blood test that evaluates the risk for heart disease and also takes a look at levels of cholesterol in the blood. Depending on the triglyceride levels, patients may also be at risk for other diseases.

When will I receive my results?

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

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.

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