carrier status

23andMe Adds A New Carrier Status Report

April 05, 2018
Earlier this month 23andMe added a new Carrier Status* report on a serious but rare condition that can lead to excessive insulin production.Known as familial hyperinsulinism (FHI), this congenital disease...
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The Gene Machine

March 24, 2017
Each expectant parent brings their own unique mix of emotions to pregnancy, but all of them share the same hope of simply having a healthy and happy baby. Couples go...
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Planning Ahead

June 09, 2016
There’s a time when all of us settle down, but Robert isn’t there quite yet. He’s 29, single and has a good job as an architect. He’s in no rush,...
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Genetic Testing Pre-Pregnancy

April 13, 2016
By Erynn Gordon, MS, LCGC 23andMe’s Director of Clinical Development Testing in pregnancy can be a little overwhelming for prospective parents – blood tests, glucose challenge, ultrasounds, fetal nonstress tests....
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The New 23andMe Experience

November 23, 2015
23andMe offers a look into what your genes say about you, and this week the first wave of our customers will begin getting that glimpse through our new experience. The...
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23andSee

October 20, 2015
Packed tightly into each of your 23 pairs of chromosomes are long strands of DNA that are busting with information about you. Unlocking that library of information can tell you...
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What The FDA Decision Means For 23andMe Customers

February 19, 2015
What does getting this marketing authorization mean for existing and future customers? As the first direct to consumer genetic test to complete the regulatory pathway, 23andMe’s Bloom Syndrome Carrier Status...
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Battling Against A Common Genetic Disease

July 09, 2012
Hemochromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in the United States, see how Milo Sharp learned about his risk and what he did to manage it.
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The “Uniqueness” of Ashkenazi Jewish Ancestry is Important for Health

May 22, 2012
Ashkenazi Jews are one group that fall under the umbrella of “European”, but it’s clear from numerous studies that they’re genetically unique and distinct from the European population at large.
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Before You Are Pregnant…

January 12, 2012
My sister learned she was a carrier for a recessive disease, Bloom syndrome, late in one of her pregnancies. I remember the panicked call and the weeks of worry as...
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