While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock
While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Cancer, diabetes markers – the real value of DNA tests lie in knowing what’s potentially ahead, not what’s in your past

  • A good time to take a DNA test is in your mid- to late 40s, the age at which predispositions to diseases such as diabetes will begin to show up
  • DNA test results indicate risks, not outcomes – their value is in giving you a head start on managing your health better and averting possible ill health ahead

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While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock
While DNA tests can be used to look at your ancestry, they can also be used to look at your potential health future, too. Photo: Shutterstock
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