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Staying Healthy

To be informed is to be healthy

Your genes can give you clues about your risk of developing a disease and, if it turns out that you are at increased risk for it, there are steps you can take to stay healthy.

About

Maintaining good health doesn't happen by chance. It takes work, smart lifestyle choices and the occasional checkup and test. Your genes can tell you if there is something else you should do to improve your health or stay healthy, among other things:

 

  • Lifestyle changes.

  • Early action to prevent the onset of disease.

  • Earlier or more frequent check-ups for a particular condition or disease
     

1 in 6 healthy adults is at increased risk for a serious health condition due to their genetics—and probably doesn't know it.

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When it comes to your health, one size does not fit all.

77% of people say they would be likely to take a test if it would help them develop a personalized health plan.1 There is nothing more personal than your genes.

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Invest in your health

 

From green juice to home workout equipment, you’re already prioritizing things that support your health.


But did you know that genetic testing can help you make the most of those investments by helping you decide where you may need to focus your health habits?

Genetic testing can accurately tell you whether you might benefit from:

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See a specialist or add a new health care professional to your care team.

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Starting or stopping certain treatments, medications or supplements.

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Increase medical check-ups in order to be able to act in time, when treatment is most effective.

What is included?

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A comprehensive genetic test

​Diploid offers maximum depth genetic testing that includes all genes involved in a specific condition and set of symptoms.

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Report with next steps guide

Diploid results come with a roadmap, so you can consult with your doctor and take actions to benefit your health based on your genetic information.

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Direct access to consultants

 

Our genetic experts are available by phone to answer your questions. Once you have your results, you can also schedule a full genetic counseling session.

Ready to take the next step but don't know where to start?

Well... you don't even need to leave your home to take a genetic test!

Accessing your genetic information begins and continues within the comfort and safety of your home.

Where do I start?

Step 1

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Request an online test

  • Request your genetic test online and we will put you in touch with a telehealth clinician who can order the right test for you.

  • If you prefer, your physician can order the test. This way, you can start the conversation with your trusted physician.

Step 2

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Provide a saliva sample

  • You will receive a saliva collection kit by mail.

  • Simply provide a saliva sample and mail it to Diploide's U.S. laboratory.

  • We also offer cheek swab kits for children and others in need.

Step 3

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Review the results with your physician

  • If you have started your order online, you will receive a text message and email when your results are ready.

  • Log in to the myDiploid portal to view your results, including recommended next steps.

  • You can discuss your results with a genetic counselor and share them directly with your healthcare team to incorporate into your treatment plan.

  • If your doctor ordered the test, you will receive your results and can work together to incorporate them into your healthcare plan.

How much does genetic testing cost?

You have a lot on your mind, and the last thing you need to worry about is another medical expense.But think of it this way to give balance to what it means to invest effectively in healthcare.

1. You typically spend an average of 2000 to 8000 dollars a year (sometimes more) on exploring alternatives to solve your symptoms in the hope of feeling well and maintaining a better quality of life in the long term, right? However, you realize that all that emotional and financial effort end up in a passing wellness between trial and error, and still you don't feel any health condition improvement right?

2. On the contrary, your DNA profile does not change throughout your life and you simply invest on a one-time and lifetime solution for genetic testing, which opens the door to the possibility to achieve wellness and maintain a proactive quality of life in the long term.

3. In conclusion you'll finally take control of your health with evidence-based scientific information and precision recommendations based on your genetics. You will experience feeling better about your actual health problems and discover potential health issues that you are not aware of yet to be proactive about them.

4. On the other hand, it is possible that your health insurance may cover the costs of your genetic test and we invite you to contact your health care provider to explore if any of our genetic tests are covered.

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Your privacy is very important to Diploide

We take privacy very seriously; one of our fundamental principles is that patients own and control their genetic data.

 

You can explore our privacy policy at any time to set your preferences and control the use of your data.


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