Test Preparations: DexaME Body Composition Scan
About DexaME body composition scan
It is a high-quality and accurate full-body composition scans using the Gold Standard Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) technology from General Electric (GE) machines. The Dexa Scan is a very quick, detailed and non-invasive full body scan to assess your fitness level by estimating your lean muscle, bone and fat composition.
Currently, DexaME is the only service within Ontario that offers Visceral Adipose Tissue (VAT) reporting to better assess your risk of metabolic disease with the most accurate and up-to-date analysis.
Your requisition form
To avoid delays on the day of your test, ensure that you bring your health card and your requisition. Also, confirm that your doctor included the following on your requisition form:
- Patient full name, sex, date of birth
- Physician name and signature