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Improve Your Heart Medication through Genetic Testing

Over 95% of people have a genetic change that affects how they respond to common medications, making some drugs more or less effective for each person. Some medications that are known to be impacted by genetics are statins, pain killers, blood pressure medications, antidepressants, blood thinners, chemotherapy drugs, and many more.

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The X-Factor: Understanding X-Linked Conditions and the Women Who Carry Them

Taylor Kane was in kindergarten when her father passed away from adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), a rare and fatal genetic disease. Growing up, Taylor always understood she was a carrier for the genetic condition her father died from and knew her carrier status would impact her decision to have a family someday. However, she was told she would not develop symptoms herself.

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Physician Testimonial: Dr. Anna Hurst

Having seen firsthand the difference that genetic and genomic medicine can make in a patient’s life, Dr. Hurst is an advocate for integrating genetic testing and counseling in her patients’ care plans. She shares why she believes the Smith Family Clinic is uniquely poised to offer patients life-changing answers with Lillie Mermoud, HudsonAlpha Marketing and Development Specialist.

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