We provide comprehensive analysis on DNA, gene expression, functional microbiome, systemic metabolite levels, life style, environment, and family history. Our services are provided to physicians and patients at Stanford, UCSF, Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, St. Joseph Health, City of Hope, Dignity Health, and others across the country. We are the only company in the country to provide such comprehensive services, working together with physicians and patients on medical treatment and life style changes to optimize health and wellness. We provide deep scientific insights beyond conventional medicine at top hospitals in the nation.

We have worked with people who are healthy and those who have a variety of health issues such as cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, diabetes, and immune system disorders. Our clients include CEOs from small to billion dollar companies, CFOs of public companies, VPs of private high tech companies, university professors, sales executives from small to Fortune 100 companies, people in engineering, people in medicine, real estate investors, people in financial advising and many others.
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James has diabetes, aortic aneurysm, gout, and other diseases. He is a cancer survivor and he is obese. Jim has been cared for at two of the top hospitals in the nation. He has complex health issues, and his physicians, using the best of conventional medicine, were unable to help him with dangerous, sudden loss of energy, where he felt unsafe to drive. He has the means to get the best care possible anywhere in the world, and he chose to come to IWL. We did the individual comprehensive test for him and we were able to provide insights to him and his physicians on why changing certain medications could be helpful. We also identified what may be the root cause of some of his serious conditions.

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Rhonda came to us when her mammogram showed that she might have breast cancer. She was scared, confused and did not know what to do. IWL reviewed her medical records, family history, lifestyle, and environmental information. After further tests confirmed that she was positive for breast cancer, we reviewed the imaging and biopsy reports and explained the science involved and what she should expect so she can make better, well-informed decisions. We will help as needed as she goes through the treatment process. She is proceeding with confidence as an active participant in her care.

Betty, a woman with a family history of breast cancer, was concerned because her mother died of the disease. She wanted to understand the science and the testing that was available so she can be proactive in her decisions but she wanted her information to be kept confidential. IWL was able to explain the science to her and also informed her that a doctor would need to order any genetic test. The other option was to participate in an individualized clinical study where her data would be kept confidential in the company and would not be in her medical records.

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Michael has Crohn’s disease, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). An IWL medical staff with M.D. and Ph.D. recommended a new drug to him. He talked with his doctor and she changed his prescription. We also met with the patient and one of his other physicians, who practice at a top hospital in the nation. This doctor recommended the addition of another medication to his treatment. We then educated the patient on how his microbiome and life style impact his Crohn’s disease, and he made changes. The patient was having bowel movements more than ten times a day previously, and he now has two or three a day. His quality of life improved immensely.

Charlie, a healthy man with a family history of colorectal cancer, wanted to see his genetic baseline and compare it with new scientific discoveries on a regular basis so he can take proactive actions regarding his health and wellness for the rest of his life. IWL is providing scientific consultation for him to understand various options for DNA screening and offered collaborative meeting with him and his physician to discuss current scientific discoveries and what can be shared under the current guidelines.

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Kris, a lung cancer patient, needed help in understanding the science involved in the application of personalized precision medicine pertaining to her non-small cell lung cancer. She was being treated with multiple drugs, including immunotherapy. She could not tolerate the various side effects resulting from the combined therapies. Among other side effects, she was dizzy all the time, did not have an appetite and could not taste anything that she was eating. IWL met with the patient and her physician. We were able to explain the science involved and what newer drugs were available so she could make a better-informed decision. She made her choices, and she now has a higher quality of life and is able to eat, taste her food and has an appetite.

Steve, a pancreatic cancer patient came to us for help when his physician was about to recommend a different follow-on chemotherapy treatment because the previous treatment did not work. After IWL carefully analyzed his medical records and interviewing him about his genetics, life style and history of supplements consumption, we were ready to present our scientific findings at a meeting with him and his physician. The physician told him at the meeting that he would die shortly because the disease had progressed too far. The patient died within a few days. He came to us too late. IWL could have helped in offering advanced scientific knowledge for finding a targeted treatment for him if he came to us sooner.

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Joe and Cathy were concerned for their own health and a family member with autism spectrum disorder. Autism, a rare diagnosis only thirty years ago, now affects 1 out of 45 kids between ages 3 and 17. What changed? Autism is like an umbrella for many diseases. IWL can help in better understanding which type of autism a person has so that the patient can get the right treatment. We can also conduct individualized clinical studies to potentially find what went wrong with the DNA instructions, and whether there is a way to improve the patient’s condition. We helped Joe and Cathy to better understand the scientific aspects of their health.

Tom, a man with heart disease, diabetes and depression, wanted to know how to improve his health and wellness.  IWL explained the current scientific understanding behind each of his conditions, and how the microbiome could impact his health. He was also concerned about a family member, who was becoming obese. We discussed how obesity can lead to cancer, and how liquid biopsy can be used for detecting tumor DNA in the blood stream. Iris can help in analyzing their DNA, RNA, protein, microbiome, and lifestyle. We helped elucidate the root causes of obesity, and we help people to achieve lifelong fitness and wellness.

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