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Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

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3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

Lab Work

Your Guide To Reading Blood Work Results

Blood Test Results Meaning

All of us need to get our annual blood panels done. This procedure is one of the most effective ways of preventing life-threatening diseases in people of all ages. The fact is, most people don’t know what the results actually mean. In order to guide you along a path of health, we are going to go over the blood work basics. Once you’re done reading this article, you’ll be able to analyze your blood work like a pro.   Here is your guide to reading blood work results: Blood Makeup Your blood tells a lot about you. Some of the… Read More

What Is Ultrasound Used For?

Ultrasound Technician

Ultrasound, or sonography, is a tool doctors use for seeing what’s going on inside their patient’s body. The instrument transmits high-frequency sound and then records the echoes as the sound waves bounce back to determine the size, shape, and consistency of soft tissues and organs. The information appears on a screen where the ultrasound technician can easily capture the images. Those images are then sent to your doctor for the results.   Now that you know exactly what ultrasound is, what is ultrasound used for? Uses of Ultrasound When you think ultrasound, you probably think of a pregnant mother at… Read More

Checking Up: Which Lab Work You Should Definitely Do Yearly

Checking Up Which Lab Work You Should Definitely Have Done Yearly

No one likes having lab work done. It requires a visit to the doctor, a prescription to have the tests run, and usually a trip to a separate lab. All this is saying nothing of having your blood drawn itself, which most people don’t like one bit.   There are a number of tests you should do regularly, though. We have put together a list of the five most important annual blood tests below. Check it out and don’t hesitate to contact us today for more information or to schedule your appointment.   One important piece of information we should… Read More