A genetic counselor is a healthcare professional with specialized training in medical genetics and counseling.
Genetic counseling is an educational process that includes helping people understand and adapt to genetic test results and chances of disease. You may benefit from genetic counseling services if you are concerned about the implications of a disease to you or your family, are considering having genetic testing, or have questions about genetic test results.
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How to Find a Genetic Counselor
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Alternatively, your physician may be able to refer you to a local genetic counselor. Increasingly, genetic counseling services are available remotely. Genetic counseling may be covered by your insurance and is usually a one-time visit.