Medical history and physical examination:

Radiology tests:

Lab tests:

  • Standard lab tests
    • Electrolytes, kidney, and liver function (CMP)
    • Complete blood cell count (CBC), Thyroid (TSH)
    • Vitamin B12, folate (B9), lipid panel
    • Urinalysis
  • Advanced lab testing (considered)
    • Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)
    • Vitamin D
    • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and/or auto-immune panel
    • Omega-3 index
    • PrecivityAD™ (presence of amyloid plaque)
  • Labs (rarely)
    • Urine toxicology screen, heavy metal screen, or free cortisol
    • Additional vitamin levels (B1, B3, B6)
  • CSF testing (by lumbar puncture)
    • Amyloid Beta and Tau protein (AD markers)
    • Opening pressure, cell count, protein, and glucose
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