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Genetic Testing

A Private Medical Practice & Weight Management Physician located in Mount Juliet, TN
Genetic Testing

Genetic Testing services offered in Mount Juliet, TN

Genetic testing can provide valuable insight into your overall health and your risk factors for chronic diseases like diabetes. At The DNA Diet Club, internal medicine specialist Ashok Mehta, MD, provides genetic testing on-site to learn more about your health. The providers offer customized diet programs based on your DNA and gut biome to relieve chronic pain and keep chronic diseases well-managed so that you can reduce your reliance on medications. Call the Mount Juliet, Tennessee, office to schedule genetic testing or book an appointment online today. 

What is genetic testing?

Genetic testing examines your DNA, the genetic information that supports your body functions. This type of testing can identify information in your genes that contribute to illness and chronic disease.

Your DNA also determines the makeup of your gut biome, the trillions of microorganisms that live in large numbers in your small and large intestine. Imbalances in your gut biome can increase your risk for a range of conditions, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Weight-loss challenges
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

The DNA Diet Club offers genetic testing to identify factors that contribute to these health issues and gut biome imbalances. In addition to genetic testing, the providers also use the results of gut biome testing to identify what foods you need to eat to keep these health conditions well-controlled.

What happens during genetic testing?

To access the DNA necessary for evaluation, The DNA Diet Club providers either take a swab of saliva and cells from inside your cheek or take a sample of your blood.

The results of your DNA test can determine if you have or are at risk for a specific disease or disorder. The providers also consider the results of your gut biome test to learn more about your gut health and confirm you’re a good candidate for their customized diet program.

What happens after genetic testing?

After your genetic testing and gut biome testing is complete, The DNA Diet Club providers discuss your options for the customized diet program. The program package includes:

  • 45-minute medical consultation
  • Personal health coach guidance
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)-generated health report
  • Personalized grocery list
  • Specific recipes through a smartphone app
  • One-month supply of vitamin supplements
  • Four YouTube videos

The providers monitor your progress to ensure you achieve your goals for optimizing your health or achieve weight-loss success. You continue working with your personal health coach throughout your program, so you can learn how to make lifelong changes that support your gut health and function. 

Call The DNA Diet Club to learn more about the diagnostic benefits of genetic testing, or book an appointment online today.