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Understanding Cardiovascular Disease Through Genetics

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death around the world. In the US, 1 of every 4 deaths is attributable to cardiovascular disease, and sudden cardiac arrest is the biggest cause of natural death.  While lifestyle, environment and behavior can influence the development of cardiovascular disease, genetics [...]

Understanding Cardiovascular Disease Through Genetics2023-08-28T15:11:00+00:00

Learn 10 Common Neurological Symptoms of Genetic Disorders

Many patients come to our adult genetics practice experiencing complex or unusual neurological signs and symptoms. These patients may have been diagnosed with a neuromuscular condition, neuropathy, neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy or other disease, but something about it is abnormal. The symptoms may have progressed earlier or faster than expected, [...]

Learn 10 Common Neurological Symptoms of Genetic Disorders2023-08-28T15:14:16+00:00

Discover the Role Genetics Plays for Cancer Patients and Families

Cancer is a formidable adversary, affecting millions worldwide and causing profound physical, emotional and financial challenges. Understanding the genetic causes and foundations of cancer can empower individuals and families to make informed, proactive healthcare decisions. It can also open doors to personalized treatment options. In this blog post, we [...]

Discover the Role Genetics Plays for Cancer Patients and Families2023-07-12T17:58:04+00:00

Find Out If Genetic Counseling Could Help You

What is Genetic Counseling? Genetic counseling involves helping individuals and families to understand the implications of genetics on their health and family life. Genetic counselors work with patients to learn about their medical and family history (including looking for common red flags) and assess their risk for a genetic [...]

Find Out If Genetic Counseling Could Help You2023-06-13T15:33:25+00:00

Democratizing Genetics: It’s Time to Integrate Genetics Into Primary Care

The Untapped Potential of Genetics in Healthcare The field of genetics has always been concentrated in academia and utilized for research. Even in clinical practice, genetics has largely remained within academic health centers. For years, genetic testing was simply too expensive to be standard for most patients.  Today, new [...]

Democratizing Genetics: It’s Time to Integrate Genetics Into Primary Care2023-06-09T14:10:55+00:00

5 Reasons Why Patients with Genetic Disease Need Multidisciplinary, Integrated Care Teams

Too often, patients with rare and inherited genetic disorders have a history of difficult healthcare experiences and fragmented medical records. With more than 5,000 known genetic disorders, these disorders manifest in many ways, across multiple systems in the body, necessitating a variety of specialists for treatment and management. Having [...]

5 Reasons Why Patients with Genetic Disease Need Multidisciplinary, Integrated Care Teams2023-05-09T13:40:28+00:00

From Diagnosis to Treatment: 7 Benefits of Genetic Testing for Adults

Adults with genetic disorders are a remarkable and growing population of patients. They are also underserved. Despite genetic testing being routine for many childhood-onset disorders, testing adults is not a standard practice. As a result, many adults are living with undiagnosed genetic diseases. Some are symptomatic with an inaccurate [...]

From Diagnosis to Treatment: 7 Benefits of Genetic Testing for Adults2023-04-05T18:48:22+00:00

10 Red Flags You May Have a Genetic Disease

Did you know that genetic conditions are estimated to affect 5 to 10% of the general population? Unfortunately, even as genetic medical care has become increasingly affordable and accessible, most patients, primary care physicians, and specialists are unaware of the red flags that signal it’s time to seek genetic testing [...]

10 Red Flags You May Have a Genetic Disease2023-05-01T14:55:37+00:00
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