Recommended Diagnostic Testing

Below is a list of lab tests that are important for understanding your current health as a high-androgen woman.  

*Numbers 1 and 2 are the most essential to begin a consultation relationship with Dr. Dunne.

1.* Fasting Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (AKA “chemistry screen”, including a cholesterol panel)

2.* Fasting insulin and Fasting Glucose (best if these are measured from the same blood sample rather than at two separate blood samplings)

3. Glucose tolerance testing

4. Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) (AKA “glycosylated hemoglobin”)

5. Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

6. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

7. Lutenizing Hormone (LH)

8. Testosterone, free and total

9. Estrogen

10. Progesterone

11. Ultra sound exam of your ovaries