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DNAFit - Genetic information for Fitness & Nutrition

If you know me or have read my blog before you may know I’m very passionate about self-experimentation. As a scientist, I find published research extremely valuable generally speaking, but when it comes to individual circumstances there’s nothing like testing things on yourself and finding out what works. 744 more words


What's new for ADPKD in 2016? 

F1000 Reviews are commissioned articles by experts in the field made available on the Open Science publishing platform. In August if this year Mao, Chong and Ong (I am not making this up) published an update on the clinical management of ADPKD. 1,077 more words

Disease Management

Genetic Test Results

On Friday, June 10, 2016, I received the EOB (Estimate of Benefits) from the insurance showing what they had covered/dismissed/allowed regarding my genetic testing for BRCA1/BRCA2. 226 more words

From a New Test to New Hope

There are few moments in life that are as precious as the arrival of a newborn baby into the world.

After 40 weeks of pregnancy, it is a highly anticipated event filled with emotion. 1,209 more words

St. John’s

"Things will get better..."

I unequivocally distaste the term “Things will get better”, I consider it makes people feel comforted when they don’t know what to say, and I appreciate that, but it is simply not applicable to all situations. 693 more words

A World Without Down's Syndrome? No Thank You!

I waited to post this blog until today as I wanted to really think hard to assimilate my feelings on such an important issue. I watched the BBC’s documentary last night, A World Without Down’s Syndrome.   1,672 more words

Chromosome 13 Deletion Syndrome

Depression & Genetics

Please note: I don’t often write about the technical side of my treatment because I know that it is a very personal thing and what works for one person may not work for another.   844 more words