DayTwo Diabetes Testing – $450
DayTwo helps you learn how your unique microbiome and additional clinical parameters affect how food is digested and absorbed. The Algorithm Diet can inform you what foods and meals you should be eating to help manage your blood glucose levels. Every person is unique, and how food impacts blood sugar is different from one individual to the next. DayTwo gives you insight into how your body uniquely metabolizes food, and gives you the tools you need to manage blood sugar through food choice. DayTwo is the food-as-medicine solution that works for patients to manage their type 2 diabetes.
- Better blood glucose control without painful and invasive fingersticks and CGMS.
- Less craving, increased energy, and potential weight loss.
- More flexible, less restrictive personalized diet. Patients can still eat foods they enjoy without their blood glucose spiking.
What You Get:
- DayTwo Microbiome Testing Kit
- Personalized Nutrition App
- Orientation call with Registered Dietitian
- Microbiome Summary Report
Comprehensive Stool Analysis – $450
The Comprehensive Stool Analysis detects the presence of pathogenic microorganisms such as yeast, parasites, and bacteria that contribute to chronic illness and neurological dysfunction. It provides helpful information about prescription and natural products effective against specific strains detected in the sample. The test also evaluates beneficial bacteria levels, intestinal immune function, overall intestinal health, and inflammation markers.
Many chronic disorders come from digestive problems and inadequate nutrient absorption. Proper gastrointestinal function is needed to eliminate toxic substances, pathogenic microbes, and undigested food particles from the body to prevent health problems. Nutrients require a specific internal environment to be properly digested and transported throughout the body.
Abnormal intestinal microorganisms in the GI tract are widely known to cause disease. Research shows a relationship between the GI tract and the neurological, hepatic, and immune systems. For example, excessive yeast produces toxic substances that can pass through the blood-brain barrier and alter neurological functioning causing “brain fog,” behavior problems, and learning difficulties.
THE COMPREHENSIVE STOOL ANALYSIS INCLUDES:
- Parameters for digestion & absorption
- Cultures for bacteria and yeast
- Parasite testing
- Sensitivity panels
- Inflammatory markers
- Stool metabolic markers
- Infectious pathogens
THE BENEFITS OF COMPREHENSIVE STOOL ANALYSIS:
- The amount of beneficial bacteria in the GI tract is determined
- The digestive parameters aid in the diagnosis of intestinal dysfunction without invasive procedures
- Inflammation and immune markers will aid in appropriate treatments
- Many different pathogens have the potential to be isolated and identified
Organic Acid testing – $350
The Organic Acids Test (OAT) offers a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of a patient’s overall health with 76 markers. It provides an accurate evaluation of intestinal yeast and bacteria. Abnormally high levels of these microorganisms can cause or worsen behavior disorders, hyperactivity, movement disorders, fatigue and immune function. Many people with chronic illnesses and neurological disorders often excrete several abnormal organic acids in their urine. The cause of these high levels could include oral antibiotic use, high sugar diets, immune deficiencies, acquired infections, as well as genetic factors.
Our Organic Acids Test also includes markers for vitamin and mineral levels, oxidative stress, neurotransmitter levels, and is the only OAT to include markers for oxalates, which are highly correlated with many chronic illnesses.
If abnormalities are detected using the OAT, treatments can include supplements, such as vitamins and antioxidants, or dietary modification. Upon treatment, patients and practitioners have reported significant improvement such as decreased fatigue, regular bowel function, increased energy and alertness, increased concentration, improved verbal skills, less hyperactivity, and decreased abdominal pain. The OAT is strongly recommended as the initial screening test.
Food Sensitivity Testing – $300
Immunoglobulin G (IgG) food testing is a useful guide for structuring elimination diets for patients with many chronic conditions. Individuals with neurological, gastrointestinal, movement, and behavioral disorders often suffer from IgG food sensitivities. People may continue to eat offending foods unaware of their potential adverse effects.
Symptoms associated with food sensitivities may occur hours or days after the offending food was eaten because IgG food antibodies remain for a much longer time than traditional IgE antibodies. As immunological reactions, IgE food allergy causes the release of histamine, producing an immediate hypersensitivity reaction, in which symptoms appear within minutes or hours. In contrast, food sensitivity is a non-IgE allergy characterized by the measurement of IgG antibodies specific to antigenic food proteins. This IgG food allergy is a delayed hypersensitivity reaction in which symptoms appear anywhere from hours to days after eating the offending food. Elimination of IgG-positive foods may improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, autism, AD(H)D, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and epilepsy, according to numerous clinical studies. The 93 foods tested for in the IgG Food Allergy Test w/ Candida include most classes of problem foods that can be eliminated from a patient’s diet. Sampling requires at least 2 mL of serum or 5 dried blood spots.
THE BENEFITS OF TESTING:
- Helps determine if food reactions are contributing to physical or mental symptoms
- Removal of highly reactive foods from the diet is a non-invasive, food-based therapy that often mitigates a patient’s symptoms
- Research and clinical studies suggest food allergies identified by IgG testing can be a major contributing factor in many chronic health conditions
- Food rotation and elimination diets can reduce stress on the immune system, lower gut inflammation, resolve food cravings, and reduce the potential for eating disorders