Understanding and interpreting Chemistry lab tests can be an invaluable asset in patient care for the acupuncturist. Diabetes, electrolyte imbalance, liver dysfunction, pancreatic dysfunction, gout & thyroid conditions are diagnosed using chemistry lab tests. These results can aid the acupuncturist in making a syndrome differentiation, in choosing appropriate acupoints & herbal formulas. This class will review basic & comprehensive metabolic profiles, liver & hepatitis profiles, other relevant chemistries as well as thyroid profiles. Diseases associated with out of range lab tests can be addressed using Traditional Chinese Medicine.