Category: Laboratory

Methylation for Beginners: Why Nutrient Levels Need to Be Tested

Posted on November 3, 2016 by Erin Manning Charles T Hinshaw Jr, MD, Director, BioCenter Laboratory Methylation describes the addition of a methyl group to a substrate with the ...

Patient Profile – Nutrigenomics

Posted on October 23, 2015 by Sean Osler Neutrogenomics is a branch of nutritional genomics and is the study of the effects of food and food constituents on gene expression. It ...

Foreword to the Death by Calcium Foreword

Posted on December 3, 2014 by Sean Osler Could the entire modern paradigm of osteoporosis prevention and care be based upon a false assumption? Were my aunts victims of a ...

Bio-Center Laboratory

Posted on August 9, 2014 by Sean Osler As you have read, the gastrointestinal tract is complex, and is a vital part of the immune system. Many functions of the ...

Bio-Center Laboratory

Posted on July 18, 2014 by Dr. Charles Hinshaw In our lead article on hormone loss, Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt recommends determination of hormone levels as an essential part of aging ...

Bio-Center Laboratory

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Dr. Charles Hinshaw Obesity is associated with a lengthy array of abnormalities (e.g. sugar levels) many of which can be measured through laboratory ...

A note from the lab

Posted on May 13, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons With this month's Health Hunter focused on obesity, here are the tests available for the evaluation of obesity:

From the Bio-Center Lab: Know Your Nutrients

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Vitamin C is a water-soluble compound that human bodies cannot produce, and hence must be included in our diets or supplements. It ...

Chelation and Metal Intoxication

Posted on December 27, 2013 by Nina Mikirova, PhD In an industrialized society like ours, a wide variety of contaminants are released into the environment every day. The sources of ...

Lunch & Lecture: Check Your Health Lab Test Results – Review

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons This Lunch & Lecture will explore laboratory results from the September Check Your Health event. Presented by Charles Hinshaw, MD; ...

Vitamins D3 and K2 – The Dynamic Duo

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Every fall, leading into winter, the sun sets further and further into the south. The days get shorter and the sun's rays diminish in ...

Check Your Health: SPECIAL OFFER

Posted on August 19, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Do you know your nutrient levels? Are you taking the right supplements?Find out at Riordan Clinic’s Semi-Annual Special Laboratory ...

July Lab Special: Save 30% on our Estradiol Test

Posted on July 3, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Estradiol, the most potent of the three female estrogens can be measured in both blood and urine. Sexual development and function, ...

June Bio-Center Laboratory Special

Posted on June 7, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Advances in medical technology have made it possible to accurately measure nutrient levels in the blood and then make the connection ...

Bio-Center Lab May Special

Posted on May 10, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Wheat belly or just plain fat? The initial result of this over consumption is a persistent elevation of our average blood glucose, ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2013-Check Your Health: Review Your Lab Test Results

Posted on April 18, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson In This Lecture: Meet Our Doctors. Ask Questions. Review your Laboratory Test Results. Riordan Clinic doctors will discuss laboratory ...

March Specials: Laboratory & Supplement Store

Posted on March 7, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Each month the BioCenter Laboratory and Riordan Clinic Supplement Store have specials! This month take advantage of 20% off a CBC and ...

February: This Month's Specials

Posted on February 1, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Stop by during the month of February and take advantage of 15% off of supplements for Arthritis and 30% Boron and Strontium Trace ...

November Lab Special: Receive 30% OFF a Glycemic Control Panel

Posted on November 7, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Save 30% off a Glycemic Control Panel that tests your glucose, hemoglobin A1C, and Insulin levels. These levels are closely related to ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012: Check Your Health Results

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson "Check Your Health" laboratory tests results provide a guide to supplementation and dietary nutrition to optimize your health. Come to ...

SAVE THE DATE: Check Your Health

Posted on August 17, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Save up to 45% on our testing panels for a limited time only, and receive 25% off of all supplements on-line or in the supplement ...

Pre-Conception/Fertility Panel

Posted on August 3, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Infertility is on the rise. Having these nutrient levels checked is a great place to start for individuals, both men and women, having ...

July Lab Special:30% Off Inflammation Panel & Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Posted on July 13, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Why should you have these levels tested? In general, all illnesses and injuries are accompanied by inflammation. This inflammation, ...

June Lab Special: Pre-Conception/Fertility Panel

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Infertility is on the rise. As seen in our patient profile article, having these nutrient levels checked is a great place to start for ...

Riordan Clinic creates a paradigm shift in health care system

Posted on May 30, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson An article recently published in the NY Times investigates current health care costs and improving access to preventive care. Current ...

May Lab Special–Thyroid Profile

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Each month we feature a special lab test that relates to the Health Hunters Newsletter topic. This month we are featuring the Thyroid ...

Bio-Center Laboratory—HCG Rx+ Blood Test

Posted on January 19, 2012 by cbdAdmin Before beginning your HCG Rx+ weight loss journey, several laboratory tests are performed by the Bio-Center Laboratory, our onsite lab. ...

Bio-Center Laboratory at the Riordan Clinic

Posted on November 29, 2011 by cbdAdmin Did you know that the Clinic houses its very own laboratory? Since 1975, the Bio-Center Laboratory at the Riordan Clinic specializes in ...

Vitamins Decrease Lung Cancer Risk by 50%

Posted on November 18, 2011 by cbdAdmin A recent study of the effect of B vitamins reported an inverse relationship between blood serum levels of vitamin B6, methionine, and ...

Lab Special: Breast Health Panel

Posted on October 10, 2011 by cbdAdmin Do you have a family history of breast cancer or are you concerned about your risk factors? As noted in this month's articles on breast ...