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The Australian Bureau of Statistics have reported that one in 20 Australians, an estimated 5% have diabetes and is growing with the massive sugar intake in our diet.
Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder caused by Insulin deficiency, an anabolic hormone produced by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans located in the pancreas.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus, also known as adult-onset diabetes, is associated with insulin resistance and reactive hypoglycemia seen in both adults and children.
The epidemic of obesity, insulin sensitivity and inflammatory health conditions needs in-depth assessment of pre-diabetes and auto-immune diabetic markers. Assessment of diabetes needs to progress beyond Fasting glucose, insulin and HbA1C.
The Diabetes profile 1016 includes Glycomark, Insulin, C-peptide, IA-2 Ab, and GAD Ab.
Glycomark- is a new innovative test that identifies glycemic variability and postprandial glucose spikes. Glycomark measures 1,5-AG, an indicator of glycosuria to detect recent hyperglycemia and hyperglycemic excursions.
C-peptide- is produced at the same rate as Insulin in the pancreas. Insulin regulates the body’s glucose, the primary energy source. C-peptide is measured to differentiate between the body’s production of Insulin and insulin that is injected into the body.
IA-2 Ab- Type 1 diabetes is a cellular-mediated autoimmune disease characterized by the production of autoantibodies causing β-cell destruction and subsequent insulin deficiency. There are several antibodies that may be present such as GAD65 antibodies, islet cell antibodies and islet tyrosine phosphatase 2 (IA2) antibodies. These antibodies can be used to predict the onset of diabetes mellitus.
GAD Ab – The pancreas produces an enzyme called glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) to function normally. Antibodies that target GAD enzyme are GAD antibodies which the immune system targets against microbes or foreign objects. Diabetics potentially have elevated GAD Ab representing the immune system mistakenly attack normal cells.
- GAD Ab
- IA-2 Ab
- Endocrine and Hormonal Health
- Other Health Conditions
- Family history of diabetes
- Cardiovascular Health
- Heart disease
- Nutritional and Dietary Symptoms
Notice To Patients
NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.
How it works
Your referring practitioner will place this order via their online portal.
A test kit will be dispatched to you and you can conveniently collect your sample in the comfort of your home.
Return samples for analysis via the provided courier packaging.
Our highly skilled and qualified team have created a service where patients can easily gain access to a wide range of pathology testing options.
As a leader in the industry, practitioners are able to trust in our ability to provide them with the technology they need to adequately test their clients and patients.