Sugargene is a test that gives the genetic predisposition to Type 2 Diabetes, risk factors, complications, treatment options, and nutrigenomics. Lifestyle traits and drug responses are also predicted on the basis of DNA mutations. This test is recommended in combination with genetic counseling to chart out the next step of action for individuals.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Sugar Gene. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Sugar Gene.
Sample type: SALIVA / BLOOD
Fasting is required and do not drink water for 30 mins before doing the sample collection.
Step 1 : Place Sponge comfortably in mouth and rub lower gums 10 times back and forth.
Step 2 : Repeat rubbing motion on the opposite side of the mouth.
Step 3 : Holding the tube upright, unscrew the cap from the tube.
Step 4 : Turn the cap upside down, insert the sponge into the tube and close tightly.
Step 5 : Invert the capped tube and shake vigorously 15 times.
Step 6 : Please replace the capped tube into the cartoon box and please inform me so that we can arrange for the sample pickup from your place immediately. The Saliva Sample which is collected in our Specialized Kit is designed to keep sample stable for 90 days at room temp.