Being healthy means being informed

Add to your health toolkit

Like wearing sunscreen or getting your blood pressure checked at the doctor, genetic testing is another important tool to help manage your health and lifestyle.

Your genes can give you clues into your risk of developing disease and—if it turns out that you have an increased risk of a condition—there are steps you can take to help you stay healthy.

How testing helps

Eating right, exercising, and getting routine checkups are great for the average person. But what if you’re not average? Your genes can tell you if there’s something more you should be doing to improve your health or stay healthy, including:

Lifestyle changes

Early action to prevent the onset of disease

More frequent or earlier screenings for a particular condition or disease

1 in 6

healthy adults is at increased risk for a serious health condition due to their genetics—and probably doesn’t know it.¹

How testing works

Step 1

Request a test online. A doctor will place an order for you.

Step 2

Provide a saliva sample from the comfort of home.

Step 3

Get your results online and share them with your doctor. If you’d like, talk to a genetic counselor at no extra cost.

Find the right test

Be smart offers 3 tests that can tell you if you have a higher risk of developing cancer, heart disease, and other chronic conditions.

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Reference:

¹Haverfield E, Esplin ED, Aguilar S, et al. Multigene panel screening for hereditary disease risk in healthy individuals. Poster presented at: ACMG Annual Meeting; April 12, 2018; Charlotte, NC.