Insulin resistance assessment: a powerful tool for inspiring change

You’ve seen hundreds of patients like him: late fifties, not as active as he used to be, gaining about 5 pounds a year the past few years. He’s a nonsmoker and complains of fatigue. His family has a history of diabetes and heart disease, but to date his labs have been unremarkable save for slightly elevated LDL-C (103 mg/dL). His LDL-C hasn’t concerned you because his HDL-C is quite good (82 mg/dL) and his triglyceride level is well within standard range (93 mg/dL). His glucose and HbA1c are normal.

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Quest Diagnostics Clinical Drug Monitoring

Whether you’re a primary care clinician, pain specialist, health center or health system, you will find helpful information and resources at our dedicated clinical drug monitoring site.

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Quest Diagnostics Clinical Drug Monitoring Resource Center

Find reports, references, guides and webinars to help you navigate the complex world of drug monitoring and make the best decisions for your patients.

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Health Trends™: Drug Misuse in America 2018

This report, based on 3.9 million lab results and thought to be the largest of its kind, provides current insights into prescription and illicit drug use and misuse in the United States based on laboratory insights.

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Why Physicians Need to Integrate Clinical Drug Monitoring into Their Practice

In this video, pain specialist Jeff Gudin, MD of Englewood Hospital & Medical Center explains why and who to monitor to promote safety and compliance in patients on chronic opioid therapy.

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