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Lipids HbA1c

Quickly screen to find out your cholesterol, glucose and HbA1c levels to help diagnose and monitor diabetes or cardiovascular risk.

  • Receive results next day



View What Tests Are Included

Full Blood Count



Mean Cell Haemoglobin

Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)

Red Blood Cell Mean Cell Volume (MCV)

Red Blood Cell Count

Basophil Count

Lymphocyte Count

Eosinophil Count

Monocyte Count

Neutrophil Count

White Blood Cell Count

Platelet Count

Heart Health

Total Cholesterol

LDL Cholesterol

HDL Cholesterol

Total Cholesterol/ HDL Cholesterol Ratio


High Sensitivity C-Reactive

Protein (hsCRP)

Diabetes Health



There is a strong connection between diabetes, cholesterol, and heart health. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar levels, which can lead to various complications, including an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Cholesterol, a type of fat, plays a crucial role in the body's functioning. However, imbalances in cholesterol levels can contribute to the development of cardiovascular problems. High levels of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, often referred to as "bad" cholesterol, can lead to the accumulation of plaque in the arteries, narrowing them and increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Managing cholesterol levels, maintaining blood sugar control, and adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle are crucial for individuals with diabetes to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Regular monitoring of lipid profiles, such as through a Lipids Panel, allows for early detection of any abnormalities and enables healthcare providers to implement appropriate interventions, including lifestyle modifications and medication, to protect heart health and manage diabetic complications effectively.


Book your appointment online at a time that suits you

Visit CityTest where blood samples will be taken (no clinical or medical discussion provided)

Have your results in 2-3 working days by e-mail

Repeat testing and consultation arranged for 6 months for biomarker tracking

  • Please fast for at least 6 hours before appointment


How long will the appointment last?
  • Appointment will last 30 minutes.
  • Do not hesitate to ask our staff questions on the day of the appointment and they will be happy to assist you.
What does the appointment involve?
  • In each of our lifestyle appointments, body measurements will be taken, a blood draw will be conducted. You will also be asked to remove your shoes as part of the appointment as part of the body composition assessment.
How do I prepare before appointment?
  • Please do not consume food or drink for 6 hours prior to appointment. This excludes water, please stay well hydrated. Please do not chew gum.
  • Do not smoke for a minimum of 30 minutes before your appointment.
  • Please avoid strenuous exercise for 48 hours before your appointment.
What happens after my appointment?
  • Your samples will be sent for analysis and within 2-3 business days you will receive your result with full details through e-mail.
Will someone contact me to book my 6-month retesting?
  • Yes, if you wish, we will be in touch to book your repeat testing.
How does Citytest Testing Centre handle my personal data in compliance with GDPR?
  • Citytest Testing Centre does not store any of your test results, nor do we share them with any third parties, including medical or healthcare professionals. Your test results are confidential and it's up to you how you wish to use them.


Our easy to interpret lifestyle test report will provide a breakdown of your results, what they mean and next steps. Reports will be emailed to you.

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