A geneticist can be described as a physician who has received special training for treating patients with diseases that can be transferred genetically.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT GENETICIST?
Approaching a geneticist would be a good idea to get instructions for managing or preventing genetic disorders, reduce chances of birth defects in an unborn baby, if you suspect that you are at the risk of a disorder running in the family.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF GENETICIST?
The role of a geneticist is to apply the technological advances in medical genetics for the betterment of people suffering from hereditary disorders, birth defects or inheritable conditions.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE GENETICIST FOR
Geneticists are approached by patients to manage diseases like colon cancer, deafness with goiter, dwarfism, certain deficiency diseases, Parkinson's disease, skin cancer, sickle cell disease etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Among the genetic information present in the GI tract of humans 40% to 50% remains unclassified and has no similarity with any living entity and has been termed as “biological dark matter” by scientists.
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