Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Has Emotional Risk
Jamie Tyrone, author Fighting for my life: How to thrive in the shadow of Alzheimer’s disease, San Diego.
Scott Weissman, MS, CGC, Chicago Genetics, Chicago.
Shirley Wu, PhD, Director, Health Product Science, 23andMe, San Francisco.
Julie Gregory, President, APOE4info.org, Long Beach, IN.
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Alzheimer Association: “2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures”, “Genetic Testing Statement”.
Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation: “Does Apoe4 Affect the Effectiveness of Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategies”, “Can Intermittent Fasting Help Prevent Dementia?”
National Society of Genetic Counselors: “FDA Approved 23andMe Home Genetic Testing: More Than Just Testing.”
Press release, FDA.
Journal of Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease: “The general impact of TOM40 on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.”
National Institutes of Health: “Sleep deprivation increases Alzheimer’s protein.”
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