Deciding to undergo predictive genetic testing for an adult-onset, incurable condition such as Huntington's disease (HD), frontotemporal dementia or familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (FALS) can be difficult for at-risk individuals. When an individual has a parent...
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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for two different genetic diseases; preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) for two different genetic diseases.
How can PGT and prenatal testing help prospective parents take charge of their future child’s health before and during pregnancy?
Using a gamete donor (egg donor or sperm donor) as an alternative to PGT.
The benefits of expanded carrier screening include more thorough risk assessment for hundreds of genetic diseases, regardless of ethnicity.
PGT for Huntington disease helps prospective parents ensure they don’t pass the condition on to their children.
When undergoing IVF, you can have the embryos screened to look for potential issues. Learn more about PGT-M vs. PGT-A and which one is right for you.
Parents with early-onset hereditary Alzheimer’s disease can rely on PGT for Alzheimer’s disease detection to avoid passing it to their children.