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Diabetes is a disease that can develop over time, or it can be inherited genetically. A DNA diet test can help to determine your genetic predisposition to diabetes so that you can prepare for it. There are also different medical conditions that can lead to a higher likelihood of developing diabetes; these can be tested for with genetic testing too.

If you are genetically predisposed to diabetes, there are steps that you can take to avoid the progression of the disease into diabetes type 2.

Most people already know that certain environmental factors will bring on dreaded wrinkles faster than others, but what about how your genes affect how you age? Understanding your genetic profile may assist you in taking steps to ensure that the ageing stays away for longer.

Lactose intolerance is when a person has an adverse reaction to products that contain dairy. Lactose is the sugar found in dairy products such as milk, cream, butter, cheese and yogurt. It is common globally, with an average of 65% of the global population being affected.

If you are concerned that you are experiencing symptoms that could potentially point to cancer, please see a doctor immediately to be referred to an oncologist. Genetic testing for cancer is used to gather information as a preventative measure; it is NOT treatment nor a diagnosis.

Should you get genetic testing for cancer? There are several reasons gene testing for cancer is wise. This article will discuss some of these and what genetic testing can reveal about an individual’s cancer predisposition.

Children’s book writer Marilie Van der Merwe (33) had struggled with her weight all her life. As the owner of the “Lees Lisa” storybook range, her stomach frequently felt bloated after eating certain foods, which also made her feel uncomfortable. After trying various cures, none of which had worked, she was starting to feel despondent. All Marilie wanted was to feel better, understand what was causing the bloating and lose a little weight. 

 

Adette Bos reached her goal weight and completed the 

Cape Town Cycle Tour after doing the Geneway DNA test

 

Wellness genetic testing doesn’t only test for dietary patterns in your genes. Genetic health testing can give you insight into multiple bodily functions and processes, and how they are affected by your genes. These tests equip you with the information you need to make changes in your lifestyle to ensure that you can live your absolute best life.

Genetic testing helps explain the strengths and weaknesses of each person’s immune system

 

Pretoria, 14 April 2020: If you, like many people are wondering whether you are susceptible to the coronavirus, you are not alone. It is normal to assume that everyone who is exposed to a particular virus catches the disease. However, did you know that your genes play a large role in whether or not you will get sick?

 

Understanding your predisposition to health issues may help you make informed changes to alleviate or even eliminate issues in the future. GENEWELL™ tests for genetic variants involved in physiological processes that are linked to an increased risk for certain (lifestyle) diseases.

Some of these include:

 
Some great tips from Bernice Venter,
 Dietitian & GENEWAY™ Practitioner.
 
1. Replace a meal by having a protein shake for lunch.