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Magnesium blood test

A magnesium blood test is carried out to see if your body has enough magnesium. Most people get sufficient magnesium from food.

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Guide to blood testing

Blood tests can be used to assess your general health. Learn more about blood testing.

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Blood tests A-Z

Browse our index of articles on blood tests to learn about the test you are having. Information includes what is being tested and how to prepare for the test.

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Oestrogen blood test

Many women at some time have a blood test for oestrogen. It might be during pregnancy, if their menstrual cycle is unusual, or for some other reason.

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Testosterone blood test

A testosterone blood test can show how much testosterone, an important sex hormone, is in your body. Men usually have much more testosterone than women.

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Calcium blood test

A calcium test provides information about how much calcium is in your blood.

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Full blood count

A full blood count is a common blood test for general health, which can also provide information about a range of conditions.

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D-dimer test

The D-dimer test is a blood test used to help check for or monitor blood clotting problems.

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HbA1c test

An HbA1c is a type of blood test which is used to help diagnose and monitor people with diabetes.

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Iron studies

Iron studies are blood tests that look at how much iron is in your blood and other cells. Too little or too much iron can cause problems.

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Diabetes diagnosis

Diabetes is diagnosed by a blood test. It is important to be diagnosed early so treatment can be started as soon as possible. Find out how diabetes is diagnosed.

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