Haptoglobin Genetic Test

Validate your haptoglobin genotype to lower risk of heart attack

This at-home test uncovers your haptoglobin genotype, which is linked to a 500% increased cardiovascular risk in those with diabetes¹,². Knowing this will help you better understand what treatments you can safely pursue.

Biomarkers tested:
Haptoglobin Genotype
Collection method:
Finger prick sample
$
199
$
149
with code HOLIDAY21
FSA/HSA cards accepted
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Results in 10 business days
Results in 7 business days
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This test measures a key cardiovascular biomarker

This test determines your Haptoglobin Genotype, which provides you and your physician with important information to help lower your risk of heart attack or stroke. Did you know that those with the Hp2-2 genotype and diabetes have a 500% greater risk of heart attack or stroke than those with the Hp1-1 genotype?¹,² Your genotype will also significantly influence recommended treatments, for example, the ability to engage in Vitamin E therapy³.

Haptoglobin Genotype
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Common heart health symptoms to watch for

Cardiovascular health is one of the most crucial aspects of keeping your body strong. The following symptoms are strong indications that you should get tested⁴,⁵:

Increased thirst

Blurred vision

Frequent urination

Fatigue

*If you are experiencing heart attack symptoms, please see a doctor immediately.

3.6 Million

Over 1.1% of Americans are currently affected by celiac disease¹

80%

Of those who are affected are currently undiagnosed¹⁻²

What Is Diabetes And Prediabetes?

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions in America, affecting over 34 million people — and 1 in 5 don’t know they have it. With diabetes, the body does not properly process the food we eat into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin efficiently, which causes sugars to build up in your blood. Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be identified as diabetes.

About the Haptoglobin Gene

The Hp gene is responsible for producing a protein that is critical in removing iron from blood. If the extra iron is not removed, it can cause oxidative stress and inflammation in the circulatory system — which increases risk of heart attack and stroke for people with certain gene variants.

What’s the benefit of early testing?

Understanding your Hp gene can help you determine if you’re at a higher risk of heart attack or stroke. It will also significantly impact the forms of diabetic treatment you’re able to safely pursue, such as Vitamin E therapy — which is a strong option for those with a 2-2 variant, but not for those with a 2-1 variant³.

What you get with imaware

Uncover life-impacting health data and get a complete picture of your health.

CLIA Certified Labs

Our laboratories are based in the United States, and CLIA  & CAP certified.

Physician Reviewed

Results are physician reviewed once the sample has been processed.

Secure Data

We use industry-grade encryption to ensure your data is always protected.

How it works

Our 3-step testing process provides peace of mind, no appointment necessary. Just order your home health kit online, collect & mail back your sample, then review your physician verified results online in less than a week.

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1. Prepare & Collect

Prepare for collection, activate your kit, and collect your sample at home.

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2. Secure & Ship

Secure and send in your sample on the same day using the prepaid label.

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3. Review & Action

View confidential and accurate results online in your secure portal within 7 business days.

View confidential and accurate results online in your secure portal within 10 business days.

You will receive an easy to read and actionable digital lab report that helps you understand:

Whether you may have the condition
How likely you are to have the condition
How to engage your healthcare professional
How to track your progress over time

Haptoglobin Genetic Test FAQ's

How do I receive my test results?

You’ll receive an email from us within 10 business days of your sample return. The email will contain a link to view and download your test results on our secure digital health platform once they’ve been analyzed by our labs and reviewed by a doctor.

What will my results tell me?

Knowing your haptoglobin genotype can provide your clinician with guidance for treatment to help lower your risk of heart attack or stroke. Type 2 diabetics are at significant risk - those with Hp2-2 genotype are at a five times greater risk to have a cardiovascular event.

Who should take this test?

The haptoglobin genetic test is ideal for those who:

  • Have type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Have severe fatigue
  • Experience regular dizziness
  • Are anemic
  • Experience arrhythmia, or an abnormal heartbeat

Particularly those with diabetes should consider how the Haptoglobin 2-2 genotype might affect their health, as Hp2-2 is associated with increase cardiovascular complications in those with diabetes.

Who can order an imaware™ test?

This test is only for adults aged 18 and older. Unfortunately, this test is not available in the state of New York due to state regulations.

Can my doctor use imaware™ results?

Yes. All of our tests are performed by CLIA-certified labs, the gold standard in lab testing quality regulation. Within your results report you will also find detailed information intended for your healthcare professional. They can use this information to interpret your test results clearly. To see an example of this, you can request a sample report at the top of this page.

Are imaware™ results as accurate as traditional lab test?

Yes. Not only are your results as accurate as traditional lab tests, but we’re actually the first at-home small volume blood testing company to have our data and methods peer-reviewed by the scientific and medical community — which helps validate our claims and our results reports. Learn more about the exact science behind imaware tests.

Are imaware™ test results reviewed by a doctor?

Yes, all our test results are reviewed by a physician during the lab analysis process to ensure the third party validation of your results.

My state requires physician orders for tests like imaware™. Do you provide this for me?

Yes, we provide physician orders for every test in every state (even those that do not require them). You don’t need to get a prescription or pay extra for this service as it’s included in the purchase price of each test.

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