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Updated: 12/25/2017 08:30:00AM

Testing for

Alzheimer’s genes forces decisions

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By STACEY BURLING

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Last year, Barbara’s husband thought it would be fun to learn more about their family’s history, so he bought 23andMe gene-testing kits for himself, Barbara and their three daughters for Christmas.

Once she understood it, she realized the information in that report was devastating. She has a much higher risk than most people of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia with no cure and no good treatment.

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