Is InsideTracker legit?

InsideTracker is fully HIPAA compliant. This means that your information is as safe as it would be with your doctor. For DNA testing, you can opt-in for your data to be used for their scientific research, but this is not essential, and you can opt-out at any time.

What is InnerAge?

InnerAge gives you a window into what is happening inside your body and calculates your true biological age. In an effort to see how user-friendly the system is and how helpful the advice, I gave up some blood to try out InnerAge.

What does InsideTracker test for?

InsideTracker is a service that analyzes your blood for various biomarkers β€” from sugar and cholesterol levels to liver enzymes β€” and tells you how you are faring in terms of health and fitness.

What are biomarkers in blood test?

The term biomarker, or biological marker, refers to a broad range of measures which capture what is happening in a cell or organism at a given moment. Biomarkers are objective medical signs (as opposed to symptoms reported by the patient) used to measure the presence or progress of disease, or the effects of treatment.

Is InsideTracker HSA eligible?

Yes, InsideTracker plans are eligible for coverage by HSA/FSA benefits under some insurance plans.

How do you test your biological age?

To calculate biological age, scientists like Levine take a sample of cells and look at specific sites along the genome and see what proportion of the cells are marked with DNA methylation. β€œIn certain areas of our genome the methylation changes very precisely with age,” Levine says.

How do you calculate inner age?

Place the first two fingers of your right hand on the inside of your left wrist just below your thumb.

  1. If 54-59, subtract four years from your age.
  2. If 60-64, subtract two years.
  3. If 65-72, add one year.
  4. If 73-76, add two years.

How do you find biomarkers?

Biomarker tests known as liquid biopsies look in blood or other fluids for biomarkers from cancer cells. There are two liquid biopsy tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), called Guardant360 CDx and FoundationOne Liquid CDx.