Real Patient Stories
Who Should Get Genetic Counseling?
Anyone interested in learning how their genetics may impact their health can have genetic counseling, whether or not they have a genetic condition in their family. People may seek genetic counseling with a certified genetic counselor from Genome Medical for different reasons.
"My grandpa died of a heart condition at 53. Can genetic testing help tell me if I'm at risk too?"
"I am curious about my DNA. What can genetic testing tell me about my future health risk?"
"My partner and I are thinking about having kids. Should we consider genetic testing?"
“I am grateful for this potentially life-saving opportunity. Specifically, Katelyn Swade was fantastic, knowledgeable, reassuring and answered all of my questions. I will absolutely recommend this to friends and family suffering from similar ailments.”
“Ms. Sheryl Walker was extremely helpful, patient, very knowledgeable. She took the time to make sure I understood what she was telling me and if I didn’t she went into further detail. All the questions I had were answered. She made the counseling end of it easy.”
“Erica Schindewolf was absolutely amazing. She put my mind at ease and advised me in a way that answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable.”
“Wonderful discussion with Ashley and Anna, both very knowledgeable, professional and prepared for our conversation. Greatly appreciated their help and guidance.”
“I think the type of services provided are superb and quite actionable in a quick matter that showed me they care and they take care of this stuff quickly so we can be informed and get results quickly.”
“I had a really helpful and productive conversation with the genetic counselor. She listened well and set reasonable expectations for what I can expect from my genetic tests. She was great!”
“Every question was answered and everything was explained so very clearly. I was very comfortable with my counselors who were very pleasant and very knowledgeable.”
“Natalie was great at taking the time to share her knowledge and gather important information needed to achieve my goal.”
“Mary Francis Garber was extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. She did an excellent job helping me understand the process and the implications of the testing.”
“Ashley was SO easy to talk to and was very clear and concise on her questions. She made me feel very comfortable and I learned a lot from her!”
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Resources to Help You Start Your Genetic Journey
Although people talk about genetics all the time, most people don’t actually know what genetics is. Learn the basics of genomics during this Genomics 101 from Genome Medical.
Understanding and addressing your risk factors for genetic conditions can be complex, but genetic counseling makes it easier. Discover how a genetic counselor can help.