How Does Diabetes Increase Risk for Pancreatitis?
For the average person, the chance of getting acute pancreatitis is between 5 and 35 in 100,000 per year. The chance of chronic pancreatitis is between 5 and 12 in 100,000 per year. Relative to people without diabetes, people with diabetes have a 1.74-fold increased risk of acute pancreatitis, and 1.4-fold increased risk for chronic […]
What’s the Difference Between Clinical Genetic Testing for Diseases and Direct to Consumer Genome Testing?
Over the past few years, DTC (direct-to-consumer) clinical genetic testing kits have been flying off the shelves as people jump for a chance to learn about their ancestry or determine whether they’re at risk for a genetic condition.