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Dr.Kalli Prater


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I can answer questions about routine lab work, functional lab ranges for optimal health, what lab tests should be considered and when you need to seek a second opinion. I can also answer questions about specialty testing like: stool testing, hormone testing, and saliva testing.

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I run lab tests in my office as a functional medicine practitioner and use functional lab ranges looking for patient's optimal health not their disease. I review many charts and labs and look at trends through the years as well as current symptoms. Usually I find more things on labs that the traditional doctor that correlate to the patient's concerns/issues.


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Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, B.S. in sports Medicine.

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2016-11-25 Progesterone:

OTC creams are available, typical dosage for those is based on a female though. I would ask them to make a specific recommendation or suggest a doctor more familiar with hormone balancing in males who

2016-10-30 cervical lesions:

Because lesions can be the same texture it is not accurate for self palpating. Visual examination with the speculum and Pap smear are the gold standard for cervical lesions. Some lesions are present without

2016-06-21 GPT test:

GPT or ALT test is a test for liver enzymes, the lab running the test will have a "normal range" included in the interpretation of this enzyme. Functionally, I use the range 10-30 for this test.     If

2016-06-02 lab results:

Colonic inertia = constipation. the Sitz markers were from something you swallowed to show how your bowel transit is functioning, yours is not well. Diffuse increased stool = widely spread throughout the

2016-05-07 lab results:

1- You still are 2+ for leukocyte esterase which is a marker for bladder infection. If this is a chronic or recurring issue for you I highly recommend taking a probiotic geared toward vaginal and urinary


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