Your smile is just like your dad’s, your mercurial temper is just like gran’s, and your sharp, photographic memory definitely comes from your mom’s side of the family. But, there’s also the other side – diabetes runs in the family and there’s no way you can escape it, or both your mom and grand-mom had to deal with cervical cancer…are you at risk?
Today, the study of genetics has developed immensely, and doctors are able to pinpoint whether you a carrier of disease-specific genes. This infographic discusses how prior knowledge can open up new options.
The Importance of Genetics in Family History:
Infographic by – Genetics Digest