Traditional blood testing fails to accurately detect risk and predisposition for most chronic diseases in the early stages such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease and Alzheimer’s. At AustinMD, we go beyond basic cholesterol, triglyceride and glucose testing that merely identify disease progression at an advanced stage. For example, by the time your fasting glucose is elevated, it is estimated that approximately 60% or more of the insulin producing cells on your pancreas are already destroyed.
Functional Medicine takes a proactive approach utilizing the best preventive advanced lab markers. We employ new technologies and biochemical markers that identify indicators of disease risk much earlier. The results of these state of the art tests allow our expertly trained staff to (design/select) the most effective treatment plan to prevent disease or to more effectively alleviate disease progression if it has begun. These tests reveal the “root cause” of disease and dysfunction in the body. We are passionate about helping people identify and reverse disease risk.
Functional Medicine Functional medicine is a holistic, patient-centered, collaborative healthcare approach that searches for the root cause of an illness, and works on reversing it and.