Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), Blood

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Blood test measures the amount of thiamine found in the blood, which can help assess an individual’s health and diagnose possible vitamin deficiency or other issues. Low levels of thiamine may also increase the risk of developing serious medical conditions, including heart disease, stroke, and cancer. The Vitamin B1 blood test can also monitor the effectiveness of treatments, such as dietary changes or vitamin supplements.

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Description

Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for making energy from carbohydrates, healthy muscle and nerve function and can help prevent memory loss, confusion and fatigue. Vitamin B1 is found in many foods like whole grains, eggs, liver, nuts, legumes, pork, tuna, sunflower seeds, beans and fortified cereals. It is also available as a dietary supplement. A Vitamin B1 blood test measures the amount of thiamine in the blood and is used to assess an individual’s health. Low levels of vitamin B1 can cause weakened muscles, poor coordination, reduced mental concentration and confusion. Low levels of thiamine may also increase the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Abnormal levels of thiamine may indicate a vitamin B1 deficiency, which can be caused by poor diet, alcohol abuse, kidney failure, or chemotherapy.The Vitamin B1 blood test is important as it can help the doctor diagnose a vitamin B1 deficiency and helps monitor the effectiveness of treatments such as diet changes and vitamin supplements.Overall, the Vitamin B1 blood test can be used to assess an individual’s health by measuring the amount of thiamine in the blood. It can help diagnose a vitamin B1 deficiency and also monitor the effectiveness of treatments.

FAQ's

AM I REQUIRED TO FAST?

You must fast at least twelve (12) hours prior to having your specimen collected.

IS A DOCTOR’S ORDER REQUIRED?

YES!

HOW LONG UNTIL MY RESULTS COME BACK?

LabCorp Not using insurance: Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected. If using insurance, the results may take longer.

Quest Diagnostics: Could take up to 10 business days.

Insurance Lab Requisition: Time frame varies depending on state.

DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE MY LABS DRAWN?

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

Viking sends a copy of your Blood Test Order (Lab Requisition), electronically, to LabCorp or Quest depending on the choice you made.  A copy of the Blood Test Order will be sent to you via email. Please allow 24 hours or one business day for our staff to process your request.   It would be wise to bring the order with you to the lab as a reference when you arrive for your Lab appointment.

Make your appointment for a “Lab Draw” at your lab of choice.

LabCorp Locations and contact information: LabCorp Locations

Quest Locations and contact information: Quest Locations

HOW CAN I RECEIVE MY RESULTS?

Viking follows all HIPAA guidelines and state regulations regarding distribution of test results. You can choose to have your test results emailed or faxed. Patients can also create a patient portal via LabCorp/Quest and have access to their results online.

IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY TEST RESULTS, WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

We recommend setting up a consultation via our website with our VIKING medical staff.  https://vikingalternative.com/schedule-consultation