Grip for doctors

At Grip we see that more and more women come to us through their doctor. To explain more about Grip and the added value of our test, we created this page.

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Why is Grip interesting for doctors?

Give the best care you can

Most GPs see someone with a fertility-related need every week.

Because you want to give the best care, of course, you want to help and reassure everyone where possible, especially when it comes to something very personal like fertility.

Less stressful than the hospital

A Grip test can be carried out by the client at home. Safe and familiar.

A treatment process in the hospital, on the other hand, can be experienced as extremely difficult.

 

So think of Grip as a screening tool that can be carried out at home.

The same care, at a lower price

On average, a referral to a fertility doctor costs 900 euros, while often nothing is found. Up to 28% of cases are not solved after investigation. 

In comparison, a Grip test costs 159 euros, while we test exactly the same as in a hospital. The national care system is also financially relieved.

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What does a Grip test say?

Egg count

We test AMH

PCOS

We test AMH, LH, T

Blocked tubes

We test Chlamydia IgG

Thyroid problems

We test TSH

A Grip test does not tell someone whether they are fertile or not. Our test provides insight into the risk of common causes of sub- and infertility. This test looks at the risk of PCOS and blocked fallopian tubes, thyroid problems and the amount of eggs. The test is developed in collaboration with Prof. Frank Broekmans, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at UMC Utrecht, and several fertility doctors.

Based on the individual lab values and scientific literature, a risk assessment is given. The results are made available in a clear and accessible report so that not only you, but also your client understands it directly.

What is the proces of Grip like?

01. Get the kit

02. Collect your

blood

03. Lab analysis

04. Your plan of action

Prior to the test, a quiz will be filled in which will examine the medical history, medication and menstrual cycle 

In doing so, the client uses a fingerprick to collect blood, 7 to 10 drops of blood is enough.

When testing is complete, the package can be put in a mailbox. 


That's it!
 

Our lab, Dr. Stein & Colleague Medical Laboratories, analyzes the blood sample.

The lab also works with 27 Dutch hospitals.  

 

 

The lab is ISO15189 certified, the highest possible medical certification in Europe.

The results are just the beginning. Most abnormalities are treatable, provided you start treating in time. 

 

The results can be discussed via a video call with one of our doctors

Our Doctors

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Dr. Noor Teulings

co-founder, Chief Science Officer

Dr. Noor Teulings received her Medicine Doctoral from Utrecht University and completed her Ph.D. on maternal health at the University of Cambridge.

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Professor Dr. Frank Broekmans

Advisor

Dr. Frank Broekmans is a gynecologist and Professor in Reproductive Endocrinology and Surgery at the University Medical Center Utrecht, since October 2010.

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Dr. Emma Dickinson-Craig

Consultation Doctor

Dr. Emma Dickinson-Craig is a medical doctor who trained at University of Utrecht, with an expertise in global health and reproduction. She is currently working on her PhD at University of Birmingham, UK focusing on reproductive health and air pollution in Mongolia, in collaboration with UNICEF.

How does a Grip result look like?

To understand for you how a Grip report has been designed and what is in it, we have a number of review reports that you can look through.

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Are you interested or do you have further questions? Fill in the form below.

Thank you for joining the Grip community.

Grip Fertility tests are intended exclusively for wellness monitoring. The tests are not to be used for diagnosis or to replace a consultation with a doctor. 

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