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

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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