LifestyleMidday Maryland


Medical Genetic Testing

Posted at 2:25 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 14:25:40-04

Historically, genetic testing was expensive and often restricted to only the sickest patients. Thanks to dramatic advances in technology, today’s genetic tests are affordable and easily accessible. But how do you know you’re getting the right test to answer questions about your health?

Direct to consumer tests offer very little about health issues or risks ans shouldn't be used for making health decisions.

If you have a history of health issues or just want to know more about your health, you should ask your doctor for a medical genetic test, which will provide tools for you and your doctor to make more informed decisions.

Learn more here.