When Parent and Child Disagree on Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease

When Parent and Child Disagree on Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease

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When Parent and Child Disagree on Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease

Getting the Huntington’s disease genetic test is a major life decision that weighs heavily on a person socially, emotionally, psychologically, and physically. I’ve written about the genetic testing process and its ramifications in many of my previous columns. But what if a genetic test didn’t only tell you your genetic status for HD — what if it also revealed the genetic status of your parent? Whoa! The first I heard about this dilemma was in…

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