Manage your weight

Get the support you need to manage your weight with a home blood test, free insights, and GP support.

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What can a blood test tell you about weight management?

If you’re finding it hard to lose weight or putting on weight for no particular reason, a home blood test might help you understand why. If you're carrying some excess weight, it’s also worth checking your liver health and diabetes risk.

Combined with GP-reviewed results and evidence-based ways to improve your weight, take your health into your own hands.

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Blood tests related to weight management

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HbA1c (diabetes)

If you carry any excess weight, it can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes. A HbA1c test measures your average blood glucose levels over the last few months. This helps indicate your risk of pre-diabetes and diabetes.

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Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone that's essential for both men and women's health. Low testosterone levels might affect your sleep quality and sleep duration.

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Liver profile

Your weight and liver health are tightly linked. If you carry excess weight, it can damage how well your liver works.

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Thyroid function

Your thyroid gland produces hormones that control your body's metabolism. If it's over or underactive, it can affect your weight.

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Omega-3 fats

Omega-3 fatty acids are types of fat that you can only get from your diet. A diet high in omega-3 fats is linked to an increased metabolism and can help aid weight loss.

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hs-CRP

If you carry excess weight, it’s linked to increased inflammation in your body — a risk factor for heart disease. A high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) test can measure this inflammation.

Your journey to manage your weight

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Do your test at home

Your kit has everything you need to do your finger-prick test at home.

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Get fast results

Freepost to our lab and get your results and GP report in 10 days.

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Improve your long-term health

Discover the best evidence-based ways to improve your results — personalised to you.

Meet Frankie

Frankie has high cholesterol — he wants to make healthier lifestyle choices so he can manage his weight.

HbA1c to monitor diabetes risk
Cholesterol to monitor heart disease risk
Thyroid function for metabolism
hs-CRP to monitor inflammation

Manage your weight

Whether you want to understand your risk of diabetes or make healthy lifestyle changes, take the first step with a home blood test.

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