Talking20 is actually more of a DIY service, because you take blood samples yourself (using the lancet provided by them) as opposed to InsideTracker (you have to go to the lab or invite a lab specialist to your house);
Talking20 is way cheaper (12 dollars, including shipping, vs. around 300 dollars for the blood tests for InsideTracker, if not covered by your medical insurance)
Is anyone able to comment on how difficult it might be to locate indicators and/or equipment for primitive testing of your own samples? I can’t seem to find out whether or not these methods are proprietary or if they’re commonly known and could be applied by someone with a strong science background.
I’m sure each metric would have its own method and challenges but if anything is known about any one particular biometric measurement I would be very interest to learn more.
The cost barrier to entry is pretty high if you’re looking for any useful amount of data points. So far the only options I see are the companies noted here or paying a lab to do them which is simply not economical.