Beating Blood Test Jitters

Beating Blood Test Jitters

Tuesday, October 01, 2019   |   Category: Media Coverage


Whether giving blood for a test or a donation, no one really likes needles. And, when it’s time for our child to have a blood draw, the experience can be scary.

With blood tests becoming more and more common, it is important to know how to help create a calm environment for your child.

So why are blood draws necessary?

Blood tests can help doctors evaluate how well the body is working and diagnose conditions and diseases. Common screening recommendations for children include tests for obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, lead poisoning, tuberculosis, iron deficiency, anemia and high blood pressure.

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