Posts tagged genetic counselor
Understanding how your blood clots, genetically, can save you or a loved one’s life.

A DVT is a blood clot that forms deep within the veins of your body, typically your legs. This type of clot will typically go asymptomatic – unknown and undetected for some period of time. Sequencing your clotting factor genes may help you prevent a deadly blood clot. Learn how the PhosphorusONE test can help you to better understand and mitigate your risk of developing a Deep Venous Thromboembolism (DVT) – a type of deadly blood clot.

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How Genetics Plays a Role in Your Heart Health

September 29th is World Heart Day. Created by the World Heart Federation, it’s a day that aims to raise global awareness around Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart disease and strokes. Cardiovascular disease is responsible for nearly half of all noncommunicable diseases deaths making it the world’s number one killer. Therefore, World Heart Day is an opportunity for us to consider not just our current heart health but what role genetics may play in predicting if we have any propensity for heart disease or stroke in the future.

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