- LET'S TALK JEWISH GENETIC DISEASES (JGDs)
It begins with you... 1 in 4 Jews is a carrier for at least one of 19 preventable JGDs. Get screened for 19 yourself and help spread the word. Everyone of Jewish ancestry should get screened before becoming pregnant and update screening if testing for new diseases become available. All it takes is a simple blood test, which is the most comprehensive means of screening for all 19 diseases.
Knowing as much as you can, especially the importance of screening before becoming pregnant, can change your life and the lives of others.
If you and your partner are carriers for the same JGD, there are options for having healthy children…
Get screened now. Your future children will thank you later...Learn more about the devastating affects of JGDs Watch and Learn