Heart Health Test
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Our test kits only require a few drops of blood from your fingertip, a clinically-valid method that's as accurate (and less painful) as conventional blood collection.
You must be at least 18 years old to use our Testing Services.
All test kits are delivered to you for free and include a prepaid shipping label for you to send samples to the lab.
$6.25 is payable to Wheel Provider Group for its clinician oversight fee, which includes the approval of ordering the test and providing clinical follow-up where relevant.
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Testing for biomarkers linked to heart health can help guide lifestyle changes like diet and exercise that could reduce the risk of heart disease.
- Cholesterol - this is sometimes known as a ‘lipid panel’ and measures different types of cholesterol in your blood along with triglyceride levels.
- Total Cholesterol - Cholesterol comes both from your diet and the production of cholesterol in the liver. Cholesterol and other lipids are carried in the blood attached to proteins, forming particles known as lipoproteins.
- Low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol - LDL is often called bad cholesterol. Too much LDL cholesterol can build up in blood vessel walls.
- High density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - HDL cholesterol is often called good cholesterol because it helps prevent disease by carrying LDL cholesterol away from cells, back to the liver, where it can be broken down and removed from the body.
- Triglycerides - These are mostly stored in fat (adipose) tissue, with some circulating in the blood to provide fuel for muscles. Blood triglycerides increase after eating and are part of the ‘saturated’ and ‘unsaturated’ fats you read about on food labels.]
- Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) - glucose in your blood binds to hemoglobin in red blood cells forming hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c). Because red blood cells live for 2–3 months, HbA1c levels reflect the average level of glucose in your blood during that time. Increased HbA1c levels are seen in people who are at increased risk of diabetes or those who are living with diabetes.
Please talk to your doctor before taking this test if any of the following apply to you
- If you have been diagnosed with hemolytic anaemia or other hemolytic disease
- If you have liver problems
- If you have sickle cell disease
- If you have had recent significant blood loss
- If you have been diagnosed with gammopathy for example Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.
- If you are pregnant
If you are taking any of the below medications or supplements please talk to your doctor before taking this test as it may be unsuitable
- Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
- Acetaminophen or N-Acetylcysteine (NAC)
- Sulfasalazine or Sulfapyridine (treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD))
- Metamizole (painkiller and anti-inflammatory)
- Rifampicin (an antibiotic)
- Levodopa or Methyldopa (used in Parkinson’s Disease)
- Calcium dobesilate ‘Doxium’ (used in venous disease and hemorrhoids)
- Ethamsylate (used to prevent blood loss)
- Phenindione (an anticoagulant)
- Hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B12a) ‘Cyanokit’ (used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency)
This test is a first step towards understanding your overall heart health. Once your results are available you will be able to view these on your secure Chronomics account. You should discuss results and any symptoms you may be experiencing with your doctor.
📋 Easy to understand results
After receiving and registering your test, you will gain access to your personal Chronomics dashboard where you'll be able to access your test results once returned by the lab.
For each biomarker you will get a test result - we will provide both the number and the unit of measurement.
We will also let you know if the result is normal or abnormal, and will explain the role of the biomarker in the body along with some reasons why results can be abnormal.
🙌 Take health into your own hands
The test is simple and can be self-administered at home with minimal preparation. No more waiting for an appointment!
Once results are available from the testing laboratory you will receive an email notification and your results will be visible on the dashboard.
Frequently asked questions
We aim to dispatch all U.S orders within 48 hours of placing your order online.
Delivery can take 3 - 7 working days (once dispatched), depending on your location.
We ship to all states apart from:
Once you've purchased your test(s), your Chronomics receipt will be sent to your registered email address and will contain all the relevant information insurance companies may need should they cover reimbursement of the test(s).
Reimbursements of Chronomics tests are at the discretion of your insurer, as this can vary depending on the insurance company, please contact them to enquire.
We advise that samples are collected when waking up in a fasted state and returned immediately using the labels provided. Each of our test kits includes a prepaid delivery label to return your samples to the lab. Please do not collect or return samples on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Every kit includes lancets, DBS Card(Dried Blood Spots) Card, a pre-paid UPS returns label and step-by-step instructions, which walk you through how to accurately take our tests.
When you come to take your test, you’ll need to register your kit first. Once you begin registration, you'll be given on-screen instructions to guide you through the process of taking your test.
Once you’ve registered the test and collected your blood sample, you can return your test(s) to our lab via UPS, using the enclosed prepaid address label.