My DNA test 我的基因测验

Ok, I finally did it: ancestry + health, with a few spits of saliva. It’s super easy.

Here is the % accuracy of the relationship predictions, and terms.

I’ve long wondered, what the reaction a person would have upon learning that s/he is likely to develop a certain illness/disease in the future … Guess the Test has see to this, so it asks:

Would you like to receive your health reports? You’ve the option to check: Yes, No, Ask me again later.

Of the reports, they’re:

Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease
BRCA1/BRCA2 (Selected Variants)
MUTYH-Associated Polyposis
Tten you can configure your reports

Where do you live (country and zip code) matters, so are your race:
Are you Hispanic or Latino? The options are: Yes, No, I’m not sure and more choices going into race.

On health: Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life? … and your height, weight, … and if you are a night or morning person …

Now, after dropping it off at the post office, I’m really anxiously waiting for my report -:). Here is my timeline and their emails, keeping me posted:

  • 7.27, my report came @ 2:25pm EST
  • 7.25, we’re reviewing your genetic data
  • 7.22, we’re genotyping your DNA
  • what’s in your reports

    7.20, what to expect in your reports

  • 7.19, to their lab, in queue for DNA; be ready by Aug 9
  • 7.17, sent out in the am
  • 7.16, the kit arrives (unreal – so fast!!)
  • 7.15, ordered it on Amazon

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