NOW FEATURING: Dystonia: DYT1 and other types (September 2016)

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Know Your Genes Your Risks
and Your Options is a free, ongoing, online educational series that is designed for the Jewish community. We invite you to join us and to become active participants in your own health and well-being!

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Aiming to promote good health through education, accessible genetic testing, and support networks

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Funding for this series was provided in part by the UJA-Federation of New York and by a generous grant in honor of Beatrice Milberg


These lessons and videos are produced for by the Program for Jewish Genetic Health in conjunction with other organizations and expert lecturers. They are meant to educate the general public about genetic diseases, and they reflect information as of the date of production. They are not meant to be a replacement for professional medical care, nor should the information be used to diagnose or treat medical conditions. Note that our videos also can be posted in the public domain, and therefore disclosure of personal information about yourself and others in a ‘Comments’ section can and will be seen by others.