Chronic Disease Test Groups

FBC
Renal
ALT
(or LFT if  single  test not available)
HbA1C
Lipids *
Non-fasting
TSH
Calcium     (or bone if single test not available)
B12 + Folate
ACR micro albumin
Coeliac antibodies
Cardiovascular Disease New
X
X
X
X
Full profile

Cardiovascular Disease Annual
X
X
****

Chronic Kidney Disease 3 Annual
**
X
****
X

At risk of CKD Annual

X






X

Dementia New
X
X
Full set of LFTs
X
X
X
X

Type 1 Diabetes New
X
X
X
X
Full profile
X
X
X
Type 1 Diabetes Annual

X

X
****
X


X

Type 2 Diabetes New
X
X
X
X
Full profile
X


X

Type 2 Diabetes Annual

X

X
****



X

Diabetes 6 Months
X

Heart Failure Annual
X
****

Hypertension New
X
X
Full profile
X

Hypertension Annual
X
X ***

Hypothyroid Annual
X

Lithium Therapy (6 monthly)

X



X
X



Mental Health Annual
X
Non-HDL
cholesterol

*Full Lipid profile comprises Total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, non-HDL cholesterol and triglycerides, fasting specimens are rarely needed
** If eGFR  <45, then check FBC
*** Depends on level of risk  High risk: annual, Intermediate risk: 3 yearly, Low risk: 5 yearly. Pragmatically we have added this test annually

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