Outsmart Your Genes: How Understanding Your DNA Will Empower You to Protect Yourself Against Cancer,A lzheimer's, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Many Other Conditions (Paperback)
Genetic testing is the most exciting-and groundbreaking-medical development in decades. Outsmart Your Genes is the definitive guide for anyone considering genetic testing or curious about its benefits. Separating myth from fact, answering the tough questions, and arming you with the information you need to harness the amazing power of predictive medicine, this book clearly explains: * What genetic testing can tell you about your overall health * How you and your doctor can use that information to create a personalized plan to prevent cancer, Alzheimer's, heart disease, obesity, and many other conditions * How genetic testing can help parents protect the health of their children * How your genetic information allows you to predict which medications and supplements will be the most effective and least dangerous for you * Essential terms and issues to understand before speaking with a doctor
Brandon Colby, MD, is a world leader in the revolutionary field of predictive medicine. This new medical specialty combines comprehensive genetic testing with personalized prevention in order to provide you with clear solutions to protect and improve your health. The primary goal of predictive medicine is to empower you to fight back and protect yourself against disease before it ever manifests. Dr. Colby practices predictive medicine in Los Angeles, California. For more information visit his website.