What will my results tell me?
This test will help identify your risk of future cardiovascular events, and can help your cardiologist better understand what medications, dietary supplements (like Omega 3 fatty acid), and lifestyle changes (like diet and exercise) would be useful for this specific risk factor.
Who should take this test?
Any adult can test their Lp-PLA2 levels to better understand their risk factors for a future cardiovascular event due to vascular inflammation. Anyone with a personal or family history of strokes or cardiovascular events should consider testing their Lp-PLA2 with imaware™ vascular inflammation test.
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.
How should I prepare for this test?
No fasting is required, simply collect your sample and return it via delivery carrier on the same day.
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.
How do I receive my test results?
You’ll receive an email from us within 7 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.
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.