This is the first step to start our Age Management Program and is a very extensive medical evaluation that takes four to five hours. The different parts of this evaluation are:
Metacheck Test (Resting Metabolic Rate).
VO2 Testing evaluates Cardiovascular Endurance-Exercise Physiologist Evaluation and Testing. (This includes flexibility, strength and balance. Photos are taken of body habit and posture).
DEXA Body Composition (Body scan to determine percentage of fat and lean muscle distribution through the different sections of the body).
DXA Bone Density of Spine and Bilateral Hips (To determine the risk for osteoporosis).
Complimentary Lunch and Sampling of our Medical Foods.
Nutritional Assessment by our Dietitian.
Meeting with Exercise Physiologist to Discuss Results and Exercise Recommendations.
Meeting with Dietitian to Discuss Nutritional Assessment and Diet Recommendations.
Full History and Physical Examination by Dr. Gargiulo.
Review of Blood Work Ordered Two Weeks before This Appointment by Dr. Gargiulo (Lab work is ordered through your private insurance).