Assessing cardiometabolic health in peri- and post-menopausal women

A woman’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease increases dramatically once she starts to approach menopause. In this article we take a look at how blood testing can help determine which biomarkers can indicate potential dysfunction in your clients’ heart health.​

How to transform the experience of Type II Diabetes through diet

The number of people with Type II Diabetes in the UK is increasing. Estimates suggest that numbers have doubled in the last 20 years. That’s a worrying statistic and shows just how important it is that you are in a strong position to support your clients presenting with this disease. So, what can you as […]

The importance of D-Dimer as a marker for Cardiovascular health

D-Dimer has been put on the map in the last year for its sensitivity in indicating microscopic blood clotting – seen in both COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out more about this effective marker and why it is essential to check this as part of your blood panel screening if you do suspect cardiovascular […]

The importance of C-peptide in assessing blood sugar management

Recent statistics from Diabetes UK show that more than 4.9 million people nationwide have been diagnosed with diabetes; with millions more yet undiagnosed, or at an increased risk. At an all-time high, this figure is expected to rise to a staggering 5.3 million by 2025. Fortunately, studies have consistently shown that combined lifestyle interventions, such […]

What you need to know about Lipoprotein (a) and cardiovascular health

When considering the prevention of – and support for – cardiovascular conditions, there are a large number of biomarkers that you would want to investigate, including standard normal lipid panels, inflammatory markers, and many others. You can find in-depth information about all of these in this webinar But there is one biomarker that stands alone: […]