Reader Question: At what age, what circumstances, presenting pathologies, and/or family history should one undergo genetic testing?

QUESTION:  At what age and what circumstances or presenting pathologies or family history with certain pathologies should one undergo genetic testing? For instance, let’s say a patient had a grandparent who had colitis and died in his 70s from an adenocarcinoma, but his parents did not have any colitis or intestinalRead …

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Podcast: Ending the Confusion Between Genetics and Genomics

The era of genomic medicine has reached a tipping point.  Thousands of healthcare professionals in the US and around the world are using the concepts and principles of the “omics” revolution to personalize prevention and treatment strategies. By Joe Veltmann PhD FAAIM DCCN and Roberta (Bobbi) Kline MD FACOG EveryRead …

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OP/ED: How 23andMe Will Affect Your Medical Practice

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On April 30, 2017, the Wall Street Journal published a column, Personalized Medicine is Here, on the Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of 10 screening tests for the company 23andMe. The authors Peter Huber and Paul Howard, who are senior fellows at the Manhattan Institute, write: “We applaud theRead …

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Culinary Genomics: Combining Genomic Medicine with the Culinary Arts

Many of you may be reading the term “Culinary Genomics” for the first time.  You might be wondering who coined the term, what does it mean and how does it relate to genomic medicine. Let’s first deconstruct term, then we will give you a working definition and a specific exampleRead …

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Webinar: Nutrigenomics and Federal Dietary Guidelines?

Healthy eating, Todays Practitioner

In this webinar and interview, Bobbi Kline MD, Joe Veltmann PhD, of Genoma International,  and Amanda Archibald, RD of Genomic Kitchen, discuss the recently released 2015 Dietary Guidelines. These three globally recognized experts in nutrition, medicine and genomics bring a much needed perspective to what is missing from the guidelines.Read …

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