Insulin Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1)

Insulin Growth Factor 1 is measured to help diagnose the cause of growth abnormalities, evaluate pituitary function, and monitor treatment of GH deficiencies and excesses.

Estimated time to receive results is 3-5 business days.

Preparation: No special preparation is required for you with this blood test. As with any blood draw, it is a good practice to drink water in advance so you are well hydrated.

Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.

Sample of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) test

For more Information on any of your lab test results:

  • Consult your physician
  • Review the information on the independent, non-profit web site: www.labtestsonline.org

These are not intended as diagnostic comments, but only to give you sufficient information for further discussion with your physician. It is important that you promptly consult your physician regarding any abnormal findings.

 

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