Learn about your health from the inside out

The road to diagnosis can be challenging for people living with a rare disease and for their loved ones, which is why it’s important to understand potential pathways for new information that can help. Genetic testing can assist many families in identifying their rare disease, potential carrier status and connect them to the proper care needed to support them through their diagnosis.

From knowing what types of genetic testing exist, to understanding the role of a genetic counselor and how to talk to your family about testing, this #RAREis genetic testing resource is here to guide you to information and support to help you through your journey.

The content in this section may not be applicable in all countries. Genetic testing regulations vary and in some instances may only be carried out at the request of the court, or by a doctor for medical or scientific research purposes.

Thank you to the following organizations that provided strategic guidance on our genetic testing topics: Global Genes, Permanente Medical Group – Genetic Movement Disorder Clinic, Our Odyssey, One Rare, and Remember the Girls.

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