Testing for an Incurable Disease: Points You MUST Consider

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In the era of genomic medicine, genetic testing is readily available for hundreds of inherited conditions. Insights from testing can include information about ancestral origins, hidden health risks, and reproductive risks. However, while access to genetic testing in the United States is widely available to patients and providers, the decision to undergo testing can be […]

Huntington Disease: Would you want to know?

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The very first genetic support group I attended, even before I was in graduate school for genetic counseling, was for family members of individuals with Huntington disease. I remember how difficult it was to listen to the stories of these brave individuals, and how I could not imagine what they were going through. Many years […]