Nutrient Testing measures how nutrients are actually functioning within your white blood cells. This test is used to help Dr. Dempster, ND identify your individual dietary needs by evaluating your overall nutritional status and by assessing your need for vitamins and minerals. Nutrient testing is a clinically efficient diagnostic tool for the prevention and management of chronic disease conditions.
These tests allow nutritional assessment for patients dealing with a broad variety of clinical conditions including: arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular risk, diabetes, various immunological disorders, metabolic disorders, and chronic fatigue.
Nutrients tested for include the following:
Alpha Lipoic Acid
for Total Antioxidant Function
Immune Response Score
This test consists of a blood collection kit that is sent to a lab for accurate analysis and results are then forwarded to the clinic.