February is a month dedicated to caring for our hearts. At Color, we know a variety of factors influence heart health, including genetics. Color helps you take action to learn your risks for inherited heart conditions.
Insights into inherited heart conditions to help you and your healthcare provider build a heart health plan.
Some heart conditions can be genetic.1,2,3
1 in 200 people have a heart condition with a genetic basis. If left undetected and untreated, these conditions can be life-threatening.
Inherited heart conditions can be successfully managed.
Finding out early can help you and your healthcare provider create a personalized plan to prevent heart disease or sudden cardiac arrest.
This information can help your family, too.
Because inherited heart conditions can run in families, knowing whether you’re at risk can help your loved ones take care of their own heart health.
Breast Cancer by the Numbers
1 in 8 women
Approximately 1 in 8 women (12.5%) will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
10-15% of most cancers are hereditary1, 2, 3, 4
Hereditary cancers are caused by inherited genetic mutations.
Unlike recreational genetic tests, Color’s precision health program offers clinical results, genetic counseling services, and actionable next steps.*
* The Color test does not diagnose cardiovascular disease. It is a physician-ordered test that can provide information about your risk for common hereditary heart conditions. Knowing your genetic risk can help you and your doctor develop a personalized screening and prevention plan.
NIH Awards Color $4.6 million to provide Genetic Counseling for million-person study.