Sarah Kreykes

Reasons for Genetic Counseling

  • Neurology
    A genetic counselor working in the field of neurology specializes in understanding conditions that affect the brain, the nerves, and muscles.  These conditions may…
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  • Pediatrics
    A pediatric genetic counselor works with newborns, infants, and children with known or suspected genetic conditions and/or birth defects.  Usually a child will be…
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  • Newborn Screening
    A genetic counselor working in newborn screening specializes in public health genetics, metabolic and endocrine diseases, hemoglobinopathies, primary immune disease, cystic fibrosis, hearing loss, and critical…
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  • Cancer
    A cancer genetic counselor meets with individuals and families to help them understand if they have a higher risk of cancer due to a…
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  • Heart
    A cardiovascular genetic counselor specializes in understanding the genetic conditions that affect the heart.
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