Making Sense of Your Genes: A Guide to Genetic Counselling
Publisher: Genetic Alliance 2008
Number of pages: 24
The goal of genetic counseling is to help you learn more about the causes of genetic conditions and how they affect you. Genetic counselors can: Review your family and medical histories; Explain how genetic conditions are passed down through families; Figure out if you or your family members are at risk for disease; Find and give you information about genetic conditions; etc.
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