Genetic Testing and Pregnancy
April 26, 2017
Greater Peace of Mind during your Pregnancy.
Aout 6,000 babies are affected by down syndrome in the U.S. each year, amounting to around one in every 700 babies born. Thanks to advanced breakthroughs with a non-invasive screening option called NIPT, prenatal testing is about to make being pregnant a whole lot less stressful. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the International Society of Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD), along with other professional societies, have stated that NIPT is an available screening option for all pregnant women.
Knowing the risk of being an OTC carrier and how to prepare for it with the UCD Genetic Testing Program, sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics and performed by Invitae.
Acromegaly is a slow-progressing disorder that occurs when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone.
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