What does it test for ?
This test provides a biological profile of a patient seeking to reach their ideal weight, identifying fat and carbohydrate reserves, nutritional and micro-nutritional levels and any potential underlying pathologies, as well as those associated with being overweight.
This test may also be used to monitor a therapeutic and/or dietary approach taken to manage any deficiencies or excesses.
Who is it intended for ?
People of any age can seek to reach their ideal weight: children, teenagers, adults and the elderly, either for general purposes or in more specific contexts (sports, menopause, hormone disorders, eating disorders, or even psychological disorders, associated pathologies, etc.).
What does it examine ?
This test includes a full range of analyses:
- nutritional assay, including albumin, the PINI index (Prognosis Inflammatory and Nutritional Index) testing potential undernutrition,
- vitamin assaywith vitamins B3, B6 and B9,
- Assay of trace elements and minerals, also involved in several obesity-related mechanisms,
- lipid assay: Apo A and Apo B markers for protection against cardiovascular diseases as well as possible indicators of oxidative stress,
- thyroid assaytesting for hypo- or hyperthyroidism,
- glycaemia and insulin-resistance assay: includes the HOMA index, leptin and adiponectin, whose levels indicate whether this metabolism is balanced or imbalanced.