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Will my doctor or health care provider know what to do with my genetic test results?
Most medical providers will know how to interpret and utilize your genetic test results, but some may need to do additional research or reach out to an expert, like a genetic counselor.
Genetic counselors are trained to help you and your providers understand your genetic results, make appropriate recommendations for your care, and determine next steps like suggesting referrals to specialists when needed.
It’s important to inform your health care providers that Color’s genetic tests are designed for clinical use, meaning your Color results meet rigorous clinical standards to immediately be used in your medical care.
If you or your provider have any questions or concerns, Color’s team of experienced, board-certified genetic counselors are available to help connect the dots.