What is Genetic Counseling?
Genetic counseling is a medical service that helps individuals make sense of their DNA test results. It can help people learn how their genes may impact their health. The service is carried out by genetic counselors who are trained in both genetics and counseling. The counselors typically work in a clinical setting such as a hospital or doctors office and may counsel patients on a range of health topics such as risks of diseases based on your genetics and family history.