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Jan 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780399536380
Apr 06, 2010
| ISBN 9781101186770
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Jan 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780399536380
Apr 06, 2010 | ISBN 9781101186770
Genetic testing is the most exciting-and groundbreaking-medical development in decades. Outsmart Your Genes is the definitive guide for anyone considering genetic testing or curious about its benefits. Separating myth from fact, answering the tough questions, and arming you with the information you need to harness the amazing power of predictive medicine, this book clearly explains: * What genetic testing can tell you about your overall health * How you and your doctor can use that information to create a personalized plan to prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, obesity, and many other conditions * How genetic testing can help parents protect the health of their children * How your genetic information allows you to predict which medications and supplements will be the most effective and least dangerous for you * Essential terms and issues to understand before speaking with a doctor
Predictive medicine is the most exciting—and potentially groundbreaking—medical development in decades. Written by Brandon Colby, MD, a leader in the fields of predictive medicine and genetic testing, Outsmart Your Genes will empower you, the reader, with a clear understanding of exactly what predictive medicine entails and how it can be used today to protect your health as well as the health of those you love.
Written in straightforward, nontechnical language, Outsmart Your Genes enables everyone, even those without any background in genetics or medicine, to understand the benefits of predictive medicine. Separating myth from fact and answering all the tough questions, Outsmart Your Genes clearly explains:
Brandon Colby, MD, is a world leader in the revolutionary field of predictive medicine. This new medical specialty combines comprehensive genetic testing with personalized prevention in order to provide you with clear solutions to protect and improve your health. The… More about Brandon Colby MD
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