You DNA assessment can identify which drug and dosage will be most effective for YOU with the least chance of unwanted side effects.
Your DNA can also be used to help determine if you and your family are at risk certain medical conditions including, but not limited to, cardiovascular disease which can be hereditary.
- Coronary artery disease that leads to heart attack, stroke, and heart failure can be inherited from your mother and or father
- Cardiovascular disease is not just a man’s disease, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States According to the CDC
- Since your DNA never changes, these results will forever be a guide to you and your physician even as your body and medical needs evolve.
- Healthcare through DNA testing.
Based on the result of your DNA assessment, healthcare professionals will have the ability to establish a PERSONALIZED plan that can provide a healthier longer life for you and your family.
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW CAN DNA TESTING HELP ME?
The test results will help identify the best medication and dosage for YOU and if you are at a higher risk than the general population for certain hereditary diseases, which also might be passed on to your offspring
HOW ELSE CAN DNA TESTING HELP ME?
Our genes affect the way our body metabolizes enzymes. The test results may identify if you have a mutated gene whereby your body is not metabolizing certain enzymes, which can possibly cause certain symptoms like chronic fatigue and certain illnesses, or explain why your medication is not working.
DO I NEED TO BE RETESTED EVERY TIME I SEE A DIFFERENT DOCTOR?
Usually not. Your genetic information doesn’t change during your lifetime. However, depending on what you are being tested for, a separate test might be required for each.
DOES MY INSURANCE PAY FOR THIS TESTING?
For those patients with Medicare part “B”, this is usually a covered benefit. For other pharmacy patients, show your health insurance card (not prescription card) to the pharmacist, they will be able to advise you.
HOW DO I TAKE THE TEST?
With a simple mouth swab.
WHO WILL HELP ME TAKE THE TEST?
A pharmacy staff member will assist you through the entire process. It’s simple.
WHERE DO I TAKE THE TEST?
At the pharmacy or at home. A pharmacy staff member will explain.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
15 to 20 Minutes and it can be done by appointment.