Specialized Programs in Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Needed
Genetic testing in growing in all facets of society. Doctors, scientists, counselors, and patients all are having genetic testing and understanding incorporated into their practices and lives. As understanding continues to increase, a call to action for doctors has come about.
The growing cardiovascular genetics field calls for special multidisciplinary clinical programs to better identify and treat inherited heart conditions.
A recent statement from the American Heart Association concludes:
- In a new scientific statement, the American Heart Association supports the creation of specialized multidisciplinary clinical programs that combine cardiovascular medicine and genetics expertise.
- These specialized programs would use genetic information to better treat patients with inherited heart conditions, as well as assess family members without current heart problems and take steps to reduce their risk.
- The combined programs can help families by taking advantage of genetic testing and an improved understanding of how various heart conditions are inherited.
Has your doctor incorporated genetic testing options in your care plan? If not, don’t let your first sign be a heart attack or stroke.
Do you have a diagnosed hereditary heart condition or suspect you may? Does someone in your family have cardiac issues? Cardiac genetic testing can help you understand your risk and is becoming a staple in a balanced approach to fighting heart-related issues.
Vita Medical Solutions offers cardiovascular genetic testing. Mutations associated with inherited cardiovascular diseases and sudden cardiac death can be detected through cardiac genetic testing. This type of testing presents an in-depth look at an individual’s increased risk for various cardiac conditions such as:
- Heart Disease
Don’t let the first sign be a heart attack or stroke.
Vita Medical Solutions can work directly with your Primary Care Physician. With qualifying insurance, this test can cost you nothing out of pocket. To schedule a call with one of Vita Medical’s Patient Service Consultants – Click Here.
Test. Know. Educate. Advocate.