Managing Chronic Disease

Lab tests help patients better deal with the effects of chronic disease, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Although they affect some 90 million Americans, chronic diseases are among the most preventable and most manageable of medical conditions — thanks, in part, to the results and medical guidance from lab tests.

  • Diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, and death-but lab tests help patients control its dangers and lead normal lives … more
  • Lab tests for kidney disease allow patients to manage and, in some cases, reverse the effects of chronic kidney disease … more