My Advice on Genetic Testing, for What It’s Worth

My Advice on Genetic Testing, for What It’s Worth

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My Advice on Genetic Testing, for What It’s Worth

A few weeks ago, I received a question about a column in which I mentioned genetic testing. A woman with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) asked for my advice about whether she should encourage her family members to get tested for the genetic marker. Suddenly, I was promoted from stream of consciousness columnist to the “Dear Abby” of our rare disease community. I felt completely unqualified for the position. But then I realized nobody really…

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