Doctor Brandon Colby, MD explains human chimera and its rarity
FEBRUARY 23, 2018 – Sandra Muhl, Taylor Muhl’s mother, discusses if she knew that she was pregnant with twins and her daughter’s health discovery that she absorbed her twin. Taylor Muhl’s doctor, Brandon Colby, discusses her condition and reveals “there is no cure for this” on Megyn Kelly TODAY.
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LISTEN | “Genetic Testing 101” An Interview with Geneticist, Author and CEO, Brandon Colby, MD
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“What would happen if a physician were to begin speaking to a patient’s future potential rather than their past performance?” adds Colby. “Where the practice of medicine may fall short, a story is often found in our DNA that will provide clarity. Instead of waiting for sickness to occur, the clarity provided by a patient’s DNA can empower a Concierge physician to create a personalized plan for optimizing each patient’s health and longevity.”
Support For Broader Use of Limited Genetic Testing and Whole Genome Sequencing in Concierge Medicine
The accuracy of whole genome sequencing is quickly improving and the cost is quickly dropping. Within the next few years, this technology will be widely used by Concierge Physicians in the daily clinical care of their patients.
Genetics usually refers to the study of individual genes and their role in disease or inheritance. Genomics refers to an individual’s entire genomic make-up. Genomics looks at the genetic sequence of genes, and their structure and function as well as the interactions between genes. An easy way to think about genetic testing is to compare it to a book, because genetics is truly our Instruction Manual of Life and genetic testing is simply a way to proofread each person’s Instruction Manual for potential typos, according to Sequencing.com.
“This is cool stuff [Evidence Based Medicine In Concierge Care]!” ~K.W., MD, 2017 CMT FORUM, Physician Attendee, Illinois
“The Concierge Medicine Physician can, should [and currently is] acting as the informed fiduciary, shepherding the patient treatment process so as to make informed decisions with actionable data, together, with their patients. Advanced DNA research and whole genome sequencing have powerful applications, says trade publication editor, Michael Tetreault of Concierge Medicine Today. “Companies see Concierge Physicians as the ideal delivery model, allowing people to learn more about their DNA and make informed, data-driven decisions for their future under the direction and support of their involved [Concierge] physician, to live a healthier life.”
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