Med City Nurse strives to be a resource in the Rochester, MN, community for individuals who are seeking information on the study of genes and pharmacogenomics and how it can improve their health. Each one of these resources is carefully vetted by Genetic Nurse Katie Burbank.
The online resources chosen here may help you further understand the role that your genetics can play in your health and treatment. For some clients, having a working knowledge of the process before meeting can help answer some questions that they may be anxious about.
The topic of pharmacogenomics can seem dense and complicated. This resource from the U.S. National Library of Medicine will help you better understand pharmacogenomics so you can make an informed decision.
Understanding your family’s medical history can be the key to understanding your current and future health. But where do you start? This resource from the Genetic Disease Foundation provides tools and guidance to help you investigate your family’s medical history.
Genetic testing is a relatively new procedure and you likely have questions about how it’s done and what to expect. The National Human Genome Research Institute’s FAQs page will help to answer questions you may have.