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Cardiometabolic Risk Analysis

Cardiometabolic Risk Analysis –Health care for adults

The prevention and early intervention may reduce your genetic risks.

 

Why is your Cardiometabolic Risk Screening important?

 

  • Up to ~2.5% of East Asians carry a clinically actionable DNA mutation1.
  • Most of the genetic diseases, in the cardiometabolic risk screening, are dominant inheritance. Genetic predisposition is an inherited risk of developing a disease and easily be passed on to their child.
  • Healthy individuals can have increased genetic risk for severe diseases without knowing it.

 

What diseases can be screened in this test?

 

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Connective tissue disorder
  • Metabolic diseases

 

Who should take the Cardiometabolic Risk Screening?

 

  • Adults ( above 18 years old)
  • Have a family history
  • Are overweight
  • Bad health habits

 

How can you do if you are high risk of cardiovascular problems?

 

  • Regular health check-ups
  • Stay away from the risk factors
  • Following the rules of medicine from the doctor
  • Create personalized healthcare plan

 

Specimen Require and Notice

 

  • Blood:3-5mL in Lavender top tube (EDTA)
  • Turnaround time (TAT): 4 weeks from receiving specimen

 

Related Services

Hereditary Cancer Risk Analysis 

 

Reference:
1. Tang, C.S., et al., Actionable secondary findings from whole-genome sequencing of 954 East Asians, 2018
If your clinic or physicians are interested in our services or need more information, please feel free to email us: GGA@GGA.Asia

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