This at-home test is for anyone interested in a comprehensive look at heart health and preventing heart disease. Heart disease, including coronary artery disease, heart attack, and congestive heart failure, is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. Heart disease is preventable for many people, and understanding your risk is the first step in maintaining a healthy heart. High LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides have been linked to a number of diseases, including heart attack, stroke, peripheral artery disease and atherosclerosis, high blood pressure (hypertension), and type II diabetes. Controlling your blood cholesterol levels can be key to reducing your risk for these disorders. Not only do we measure your Lipids (Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides) – we also measure other important markers for heart disease: hs-CRP – Elevated CRP levels can indicate chronic low-grade inflammation which may be correlated with an increased risk for heart disease; and, HbA1c – HbA1c levels are considered to be a good measure of your 90-day glucose levels and do not vary as much day-to-day as your standard glucose marker. HbA1c measurements are not a substitute for measuring daily glucose if your doctor has prescribed that you do so. High HbA1c levels are widely considered to be indicative that you either have, or have an elevated risk for developing, type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a significant risk factor for heart disease.
- Not Available in NY, NJ, RI & MD
- Order your Heart Health Test, a home collection test kit is delivered to your doorstep.
- Complete simple blood spot sample collection.
- Mail back to our certified lab (pre-paid shipping label included).
- Receive your results on our secure platform within days.