Metabolism Testing

MedGem indirect calorimeter

Find out how many calories your body uses per day with this simple test. The MedGem indirect calorimeter, FDA 510K-cleared Class II medical device (pictured right) is a state-of-the-art, handheld device that accurately measures oxygen consumption (VO2) to determine resting metabolic rate (RMR).There is no blood work required. This is a perfect test for anyone trying to lose, maintain or even gain weight. The test takes about 15 minutes and is followed by a 15-minute interpretation with a registered dietitian.

Fasting is required. Do not eat or drink anything other than water and prescription medication for eight hours before your appointment.

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