Many people undergo genetic testing at some point in their lives — but miss the test for Gaucher disease.

This is because, although common, Gaucher Disease isn’t life threatening and is not included in all Jewish genetic testing panels.

Symptoms and signs of Gaucher disease include:

  • Enlarged spleen and liver
  • Low platelet count
  • Easy bruising and nose bleeds
  • Bone and joint pain 

If you experience symptoms or if Gaucher disease runs in your family, it is important to get tested. Testing for Gaucher disease is easy and involves a standard blood test.

Confidential, Free Genetic Testing is available! Call us at 718-669-4103

Once diagnosed, Gaucher disease can be treated with medication. Learn more about Gaucher Disease Treatment | National Gaucher Foundation.

 

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