Understand your genetic risk of developing a heart condition so you can make important health choices specific to you.
Your Eugene care team reviews your genetic test results and your personal & family history to help you understand your lifetime risk of a heart condition. Based on your results, we also discuss screening and prevention measures that you and your doctor can act on.
Your Eugene counsellor is there to help you understand your results and feel empowered to make choices that are right for you. They can also connect you to a network of healthcare professionals & community groups to make sure you’re always supported.
This at-home genetic test looks for 83 gene variations that increase your risk of developing heart disease to help guide your personalised prevention and early detection plan.
Screens for 83 cardiac risk genes
||Saliva sample collection|
|Free genetic counselling included|
You can find the full list of conditions screened for here.
The results of Eugene’s proactive heart heath test can help you learn if you are more likely to develop a cardiovascular (heart) condition.
The results of this test may indicate that you carry a genetic variation in one of the 84 screened genes that may increase your chance of developing a genetic heart-related condition, including those that affect:
It’s important to know Eugene’s proactive heart health test cannot diagnose you with a heart condition or guarantee that you will ever develop a heart condition.
This test cannot exclude the chance of developing a heart condition due to other genetic or lifestyle factors.
Suppose your results identify an increased chance of developing heart disease in your lifetime. In that case, your genetic counsellor will explore possible management options with you so that you can take measures to lower your risk.
Eugene’s genetic counsellors can organise referrals to tertiary clinical services to facilitate management. Management may take place in the form of:
Eugene offers a proactive heart health test for healthy individuals who would like to be proactive about their heart health by understanding their risk of developing a cardiovascular condition.
This test can help you better understand their genetic risk of developing heart conditions and to create a personalised risk report and action plan.
It’s important to know that this test cannot diagnose you with a heart condition, confirm if you have a heart condition, or tell if you will ever develop a heart condition.
If you have a family history that suggests you’d benefit from seeing a doctor or heart-health specialist, we’ll reach out and let you know prior to testing your sample.
Our overall cardiac risk is highly modifiable and much of this risk is preventable with early recognition and intervention with effective treatment and lifestyle changes