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Have you ever wondered why doctors take your blood for testing, and what those tests actually tell you?


In this lesson, Dr. Robin breaks down the mysterious terms on a lab test, terms like CBC with Differential, A/G Ratio, and HDL Cholesterol.


This lesson includes a free PDF printable to help you prepare and get the most out of any doctor visit (also available seprately for $2.95).


Terms covered:

CBC with Differential/Platelet















-Neutrophils (Absolute)

-Lymps (Absolute)

-Monocytes (Absolute)

-Eos (Absolute)

-Baso (Absolute)

-Immature Granulocytes

-Immature Grans (Abs)

Comp. Metabolic Panel





-BUN/Creatinine Ratio




-Carbon Dioxide, Total


-Protein, Total


-Globulin, Total

-A/G Ratio

-Bilirubin, Total

-Alkaline Phosphatase



Lipid Panel

-Cholesterol, Total


-HDL Cholesterol

-VLDL Cholesterol Cal

-LDL Cholesterol Calc

Hemoglobin A1c

Understanding Screening Labs

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