Almost 1 in 2 people aged between 55-65
years are living with high cholesterol
When was the last time you checked your level?
The good news is, there's now an easy and convenient way to check your cholesterol from home with our at-home fingerprick blood test.
What will this cholesterol test show?
This dried blood spot test measures the total cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your blood. It's also a useful screening tool to see whether you're at risk of developing heart disease.
Too much ‘bad cholesterol’ in the bloodstream creates fatty deposits (plaques) in the arteries. Over time this can cause arteries to narrow, slowing blood flow, and eventually blocking them completely – potentially leading to a heart attack or stroke.
Triglycerides are another type of fat found in the bloodstream that, in high levels, can also lead to heart disease.
It's recommended that adults over 45 or those younger than 45 with a family history of heart disease check their cholesterol regularly.
If your triglycerides and total cholesterol are raised, this will be clearly marked in your test results and you’ll be advised to visit your doctor for further review.
How our test service works
Simply order online, take a fingerprick sample at home at a time that suits you, drop your sample in the post and your results will be delivered securely online within days.
Watch the video below to see how it works:
"My biggest fear is having the intravenous blood tests so I just avoided getting tested. But for me a little bit of blood out the end of my finger is fine rather than having a needle jabbed in my veins."
"This lets older, frailer people get access to simple tests where they don't have to go along and confront with a full blood test."
"This is a prime example of a great health innovation both lowering the costs and making diagnosis more accessible."
Find out if your blood cholesterol levels are
within the healthy range by ordering your at-home blood test today.
If your results are outside the healthy range, this will be clearly marked on your test results and you’ll be advised to see your doctor.
Who we are
MyHealthTest is an Australian owned company and part of the ITL Group. With a mission to provide innovative healthcare products as well as to empower individuals to take control of their own health management through better access and information.
We're here to offer you an alternative way to get blood testing done. Perhaps you have a phobia about needles, or you're just time-poor and unable to get to the doctor.
"The move to wellness is important. There has been a historical focus on treating illnesses, and now we're working to shift the focus to wellness by giving people tools to keep themselves healthy."
– Dr Nick Cerneaz, MyHealthTest General Manager
Our fingerprick blood test services provide accurate, reliable and convenient pathology test services for a range of conditions, from samples that can be easily collected from the convenience of home. And, you can rest assured that our next-generation pathology testing service is fully accredited and quality controlled.