Why It Is Done
A chemistry screen may be done:
- As part of a routine physical examination.
- To help you and your doctor plan changes in your meal plan or lifestyle.
- To look for problems, such as a low or high blood glucose level that may be causing a specific symptom.
- To follow a specific health condition and check how well a treatment is working.
- Before you have surgery.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine