All in the Interpretation | GenomeWeb

One of the big questions about all the genetic data that researchers have been amassing is: What does it all mean? If I have a certain gene variant, it may raise my risk for type 2 diabetes slightly. But then what does that risk really mean, especially when other genes, my behavior — eating poorly or exercising frequently — and my environment are factored in? It's just not known, though I should probably eat more healthily anyway.

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