Dr. Caroline chose cutting-edge functional lab vendors based on accuracy of testing, best price point, and explanation of findings on lab reports.

Patients at Balance Atlanta receive labs at the wholesale doctor cost, thereby saving both doctor and clients hundreds of dollars.

Dr. Caroline charges a case management fee to assess lab results and consult with the client. Fees vary depending on the complexity of the case.

While we cannot guarantee any testing or nutritional consulting will be covered by your insurance carrier, we will provide you with the necessary paperwork. You may use Health Savings Account (HAS) funds to cover the cost of these services.

Please review the websites of laboratories offering functional medicine testing for more information.
The following are tests frequently ordered at Balance Atlanta:

LabCorp Comprehensive Bio-Screen + 20 page report 

  • blood draw, fasting
  • Blood sugar analysis
  • Cardiovascular analysis
  • Infection analysis
  • Electrolyte analysis
  • Anemia analysis
  • Thyroid analysis
  • Lipid analysis
  • Liver & biliary analysis
  • Urinalysis

The thyroid section in this panel is carefully selected to reveal certain essential mechanisms that may be important for proper thyroid hormone synthesis and function. This unique panel gives an unprecedented perspective to the various biosystems with expanded markers pertaining to thyroid physiology.

Total Markers Analyzed: 67 Biomarkers + 13 items evaluated in urinalysis

 Labrix Neurohormone Complete Plus

  • saliva and urine, non-fasting
  • Serotonin, GABA, dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, glutamate, cortisol, DHEA, estrone, estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone, dihydrotestosterone

Labrix Find Why Weight Control DNA Test

  • buccal cell (cheek cell) swab
  • FTO Regulation of metabolism and satiety, MC4R regulation of satiety and meal frequency, ADRB-E27Q sensitivity to carbohydrates and stress impact, FABP2-T55A fat absorption and insulin regulation of sugar, SH2B1 regulation of insulin and leptin systems 

Cyrex Wheat/Gluten Proteome Reactivity & Autoimmunity (Array 3) 

  • blood and urine, non-fasting
  • 21 factors including wheat IgG and IgA; wheat germ agglutinin IgG and IgA, native and deaminated alpha gliadin 33 IgG and IgA, alpha gliadin 17 IgG and IgA, gamma gliadin 15 IgG and IgA, gamma gliadin 17 IgG and IgA, omega gliadin 17 IgG and IgA, glutenin 21 IgG and IgA, gluteomorphin IgG and IgA; gliadin transglutaminase IgG and IgA, transglutaminase 2 IgG and IgA, transglutaminase 3 IgG and IgA, transglutaminase 6 IgG and IgA

Cyrex Gluten Associated Cross Reactive Foods & Sensitivities (Array 4)

  • blood and urine, non-fasting
  • Rye, barley, spelt, polish wheat IgG and IgA combined; cow’s milk IgG and IgA combined; alpha casein and beta casein IgG and IgA combined; casomorphin IgG and IgA combined; milk butyrophilin IgG and IgA combined; whey protein IgG and IgA combined; chocolate milk IgG and IgA combined; oats IgG and IgA combined; yeast IgG and IgA combined; coffee IgG and IgA combined; sesame IgG and IgA combined; buckwheat IgG and IgA combined; sorghum IgG and IgA combined; millet IgG and IgA combined; hemp IgG and IgA combined; amaranth IgG and IgA combined; quinoa IgG and IgA combined; tapioca IgG and IgA combined; teff IgG and IgA combined; soy IgG and IgA combined; egg IgG and IgA combined; corn IgG and IgA combined; rice IgG and IgA combined; potato IgG and IgA combined.

Cyrex Multiple Food Reactivity (Array 10) 

  • blood and urine, non-fasting
  • 180 food items tested
  • Dairy and eggs (5), grains (6), beans and legumes (14), nuts and seeds (22), vegetables (44), fruit (32), fish and seafood (22), meat (7), herbs (9), spices (7), gums (7), brewed beverages and additives (5)

Cyrex Comprehensive Food Immune Reactivity (Array 10C) 

  • blood and urine, non-fasting
  • Includes Wheat/Gluten Reactivity (Array 3) + Gluten Associated Cross Reactivity (Array 4) + Multiple Food Immune Reactivity (Array 10).

This test is extremely detailed and covers more ground + substantial savings when doing all three (Arrays 3, 4, 10) as one combined package. The same vial of blood is used for all three tests.

Cyrex Chemical Immune Reactivity (Array 11)

  • blood and urine, non-fasting
  • Mixed heavy metals (nickel, cobalt, cadmium, lead, arsenic), mercury + compounds, parabens, tetrachloroethylene, tetrabromobisphenol, bisphenol, BPA binding protein, benzene ring compounds, trimellitic anhydrides, isocyanate, formaldehyde, aflatoxins + more.

Diagnostechs Expanded GI Health Panel 

  • stool sample, non-fasting
  • Yeast, fungi, ova, parasites, clostridium difficile, giardia, amoeba histolytica, helicobacter pylori, intestinal lysozyme, intestinal alpha anti-chymotrypsin, gluten gliadin, chymotrypsin, occult blood, fecal pH, cow’s milk, casein, soy protein, egg albumin, toxoplasma gondii, tapeworm, roundworm, tissue worm, etc.

Spectracell Micronutrient Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency 

  • blood, non-fasting
  • Vitamin E, calcium, chromium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, CO Q10, carnitine, N-acytel cysteine, glutathione, alpha lipoic acid, copper, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, biotin, folate, pantothenate, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin K

Other Tests:

  • Cyrex Intestinal Antigenic Permeability Screen (Array 2)                                                  
  • Cyrex Multiple Autoimmune Reactivity Screen (Array 5)                                                   
  • Cyrex Diabetes Autoimmune Reactivity Screen (Array 6)                                                  
  • Cyrex Neurological Autoimmune Reactivity Screen (Array 7)                                            
  • Cyrex Neurological Autoimmune Reactivity Expanded (Array 7x)                                     
  • Cyrex Joint Autoimmune Reactivity Screen (Array 8)                                                         
  • Cyrex Blood Brain Barrier Permeability (Array 20) 
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