Micronutrient Testing

Micronutrient Testing measures how micronutrients are actually functioning within your white blood cells.  This test is used to help Dr. Dempster identify your individual dietary needs by evaluating your overall nutritional status and by assessing your need for vitamins and minerals.  Micronutrient testing is a clinically effective 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:

VITAMINS

Vitamin A
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B2
Vitamin B3
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B12
Biotin
Folate
Pantothenate
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin K

MINERALS

Calcium
Magnesium
Manganese
Zinc
Copper

AMINO ACIDS

Asparagine
Glutamine
Serine

ANTIOXIDANT

Alpha Lipoic Acid
Coenzyme Q10
Cysteine
Glutathione
Selenium
Vitamin E

SPECTROX™
for Total Antioxidant Function

IMMUNIDEX™
Immune Response Score

CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM

Chromium
Fructose Sensitivity
Glucose-Insulin Metabolism

FATTY ACIDS

Oleic Acid

METABOLITES

Choline
Inositol
Carnitine

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.