What is the GeneWell TM test?
Genewell is a type of Genetic Testing that screens for genetic variations that may affect your health, or already do. You can reduce your susceptibility for the risks, by being proactive and implementing the science-based strategies recommended to you. These may vary from modest changes in your environment, your diet, physical activity or adjustments of the nutritional supplements and medications you take.
Studies show that your lifestyle, and the types of foods that you eat, could have a significant effect of the expression of your genes.
The genes included in the GeneWay TM test are associated with:
• Heart Disease
• Insulin disorders
• Mood disorders and depression
• Certain types of cancer
• Oxidative stress
• High blood pressure
• Vitamin D and B requirements
• Bone health
• Iron metabolism
• Estrogen metabolism
• Lactose tolerance
• Drug (medication) metabolism
These tests will give you and your Health Care Practitioner the necessary information and tools to approach your health with precision.
1. Taking the DNA sample
The DNA sample can be taken at our practice (we have kits available). You should ideally not eat, drink or smoke 30 minutes prior to taking the sample. You must complete and sign a consent form. We will arrange for the sample to be picked up.
2. E- mail from Laboratory
You will receive notification from the laboratory once your sample arrived.
3. Lifestyle questionnaire
You will be requested to complete a life style questionnaire online.
Your full report (results) will be made available to you, to download and read.
5. Coaching support and interpretation
Dr Christa North from GeneWay will provide feedback via Skype.
Dr Anel van Putten (EWC partner) can provide further support, to understand your results, identify the main areas that needs work, and assist with the implementation of your action plans.
Safeguard your future health and get tested with GeneWell. Please contact us to book a consultation or for more information on Genetic Testing and how it can change your life for the better..
Tel: 021 913 8837 | Fax: 021 913 8839
Address: 99 Jip De Jager Drive, Cape Town, Western Cape
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