DNA Test Frequently Asked Questions
How is your panel different from other tests?
We analyze over 128 science-based “actionable” genes to develop a personalized food, supplement and wellness plans for you based on your unique DNA. This is the most comprehensive wellness panel in the market.
Do you compile additional information from the DNA sample not presented to the owner and create data to sell to third parties?
We do not test the DNA for additional markers other than those to generate your report, which is provided to you.
Do you sell this information or any parts of this information to third parties?
We DO NOT sell any of the information obtained for the testing to any third parties.
Do I need to share my results with my doctor?
No, your genetic report is your own personal information. You are not required by law to notify or share this information with anyone. You may find it beneficial to share this information with your doctor or with other family members, but this decision is completely up to you.
Will genetic testing affect my insurance coverage?
To protect individuals who undergo genetic testing from discrimination by insurance companies and employers, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) was established in 2008.
Are Fitgenetix personal genetic reports covered under my health insurance?
Although some health insurance companies may cover this type of service, the exact policies and what they cover vary greatly. You should contact your own health insurance company to find out if your policy covers genetic testing services.
How can your test help me with my weight issues?
Our genomic tests are designed to identify food and nutrition choices that work well with your unique metabolism. Our report provides you with data that may help you lose weight or maintain weight loss. With actionable recommendations included with your results you will have a foundation for change.
How can your test help me better plan my diet?
Our test recommends a diet type that is based on your genetic makeup. In addition to the report, we deliver meals based on your diet plans to assist in weight management.
How can I order this test?
Our tests can be ordered by selecting DNA Test under “Shop Now” button.
What is the process?
You provide a saliva sample by simply spitting in the saliva collection tube. After you complete the paperwork and ship the sample collection kit back to us, your sample is processed. When your report is ready, you will be notified via email
How long will it take to get back my report?
You should receive your report in three weeks from the date your sample was received by our laboratory.
What do you do with my sample after testing is complete?
After the genetic testing is complete, your saliva sample is destroyed to protect your privacy.