Tagged Posts: "Cardiovascular Genetic Counseling" (3)

Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad, and the Lp(a)

Your cholesterol levels can be impacted by everything from the foods you eat to your genetics. What those numbers really mean and why a sneaky form of cholesterol called Lp(a) is a growing concern in heart disease research. Read More

Posted August 16, 2023 | With Mark Berlacher, MD, The Christ Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute
How Genetic Testing Helps Identify Family Risk for Heart Disease

Patient Paige Gabbard was diagnosed with a heart condition in her early forties. When two of her siblings subsequently developed heart failure, she thought there might be a familial link and sought genetic counseling. Read her story to learn more. Read More

Posted May 07, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Genetic Counseling Team
How Precision Medicine is Revolutionizing Cancer Detection and Treatment

Family history can play a role in cancer risk, but how do you know how much? Read what B105's Chelsie learned about genetic counseling, precision medicine, and how they can help with being proactive. Read More

Posted January 04, 2021 | By Chelsie, B105 radio personality; and Burns Blaxall, PhD, Director, Precision Medicine, The Christ Hospital