Tips for a Safe and Healthy Life

Eat healthy.

  • Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains every day.
  • Limit foods and drinks high in calories, sugar, salt, fat, and alcohol.
  • Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthy weight.

Be active.

  • Be active for at least 2½ hours a week. Include activities that raise your breathing and heart rates and that strengthen your muscles.
  • Help kids and teens be active for at least 1 hour a day. Include activities that raise their breathing and heart rates and that strengthen their muscles and bones.

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Order Your Lab Tests Online

Disha Pathology offers a convenient way to order your lab tests online. Order the laboratory blood tests online, visit the laboratory at your convenience and download blood test results from the website from the comfort of your home.

We offer a full range of important health and wellness blood chemistry tests directly to you online often at a discounted price. Test results are available online in as little as 24 hours for most tests.

Preventive testing and early detection of disease is important.

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Tests to detect Tuberculosis – An Update

Tuberculosis or TB is one of the earliest infectious diseases known to affect humans and it still ranks among the top life-threatening diseases. Despite several advancements in treatment and healthcare facilities, the situation is India is worsening every year. And the main reason behind it is development of drug-resistant TB (tuberculosis caused due to resistant strains of bacteria causing the disease).

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Vitamin B12 testing

‘Why vitamin B12 is important for one’s health’ – Jan 8, 2012, Economic Times
‘Vitamin B12 eludes 8 out of 10 Indians’ – Sep 7, 2012, Times of India
‘Vitamin B12 deficiency can be sneaky, harmful’ – Harvard Health Blog, January 10, 2013
‘Tired? It could be vitamin deficiency’ – Hindustan Times , October 20, 2013

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Why the sudden focus on Vitamin B12 testing?

The human body needs vitamin B12 to make red blood cells, nerves, DNA, and carry out other functions. Like most vitamins, B12 can’t be made by the body. It has to be obtained from food or supplements.

Some people don’t consume enough vitamin B12 to meet their needs, and others cannot absorb enough, so vitamin B12 deficiency is relatively common.

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Testing for Diabetes

How is diabetes diagnosed?

The fasting blood glucose (sugar) test is the preferred way to diagnose diabetes.. After the person has fasted overnight (at least 8 hours), a single sample of blood is drawn and analysed.

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For the test to give reliable results, you must be

  • In good health
  • Normally active
  • Not be taking medicines that could affect the blood glucose

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