15 Nov Genetic Counseling
Personalized Medicine at its Best
Your body is genetically unique. Just like the differences in our physical appearance, we all metabolize nutrients differently too – and it’s our DNA that is the common denominator for these differences. Learning about these genetic variances allows the doctor to make your recommendations as unique as you are.
Perhaps you’ve heard of how Ancestry.com or 23andMe.com offer raw genetic analysis testing; perhaps you’ve already had it done. But did you also know that proprietary companion software has been developed that will help a doctor understand how the genetic data influences difference physiologic pathways and body systems? One of the more researched pathways affected by genetic variation is the MTHFR mutation…
About Your Consultation:
Using this sophisticated DNA analysis, the patient’s ancestry.com or 23andMe.com data is analyzed and interpreted and used to create a personalized treatment plan.
Genetic consultations are scheduled for approximately 90 minutes and require the doctor to provide a dedicated analysis of your DNA results. Because of the vast amount of data, our consultations must be limited to two primary concerns.