The following services may be added to your visit in order to meet every aspect of your wellness goals.
Please note additional services may extend your visit.
Diagnostic Screenings and Procedures*
You have access to Duke specialists for in-depth review of these health concerns. Some of the commonly requested are:
Whole Genome Sequencing
Whole genome sequencing analyzes the entire genome, meaning it creates a representation of all your DNA nucleotides. This process is different than genotyping which gives a very detailed assessment of specific portions of your DNA- usually those that we know are associated with diseases. The benefit of whole genome sequencing is that as our understanding of the genome changes you would not ever have to have another test done- your DNA can be re-analyzed to look for any newly identified mutations. The downside of whole genome sequencing is that the dataset is very large and complex and may provide unexpected information. For example, it may show a mutation in a gene that is often associated with breast cancer but if there is no family history of breast cancer it might be hard to know what the mutation means for your risk. We are making this test available for those who are interested in knowing what insights your genome might have regarding your risk for a broad array of diseases.
Screening Eye Exam
To detect vision loss, glaucoma and other diseases of the eye
Recommended for persons over the age of 50 or earlier, if there is a family history of colon cancer
Calcium Scoring CT
Brief CT scan of the coronary arteries to detect calcification, which can detect early changes in the coronary arteries that may lead to coronary obstruction. (Additional fee $599)
Screening study to detect breast cancer
*Additional fees may apply
Other Health and Wellness Services at Duke
Cosmetic and Image Enhancement
Cosmetic plastic surgery, facials, dermabrasion, Lasik eye surgery, Botox, and other cosmetic procedures.
Weight Management Services
Available at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center, one of the most successful obesity treatment programs in the nation.
Blending advanced medical practice and research with proven complementary therapies, such as stress-reduction training, therapeutic massage, and acupuncture to help clients achieve maximum health and well-being.
Duke's foremost cardiac health and prevention experts identify risk for heart disease with state of the art technology, specialized tests, and imaging technique.