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What are some of the benefits of genetic counseling?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Information!: Genetic counseling is supposed to give information about testing and treatment/management options for the very complex and life-long genetic disorders many families are faced with.

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A 32-year-old female asked about a 23-year-old female:

What is genetic counseling?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Feedback on DNA test: After a dna analysis the results may be discussed with an individual to help them understand and deal with the information discovered. There may be decisions to make and the counseling may help guide one toward making them. The doctors doing the testing would be the best source for understanding this issue.

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