Genetics, It's Not Just for Rare Diseases
The Genetics in Primary Care Institute is holding a 2013 Webinar Series, Integrating Genetics in Your Practice: What every primary care provider needs to know! This 6-part series will focus on providing primary care providers with the knowledge and resources to better provide genetic medicine as part of a medical home. Each educational webinar will highlight the important skills that primary care providers already have and will build upon them in order to provide a comprehensive approach to primary care in which genetic thinking is integrated in every patient encounter.
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Genetic Services in Oregon
National Human Genome Research Institute
- Genetics and Genomics for Health Professionals
This website provides reliable, up-to-date genetics and genomics information related to patient management, curricular resources, new National Institutes of Health and NHGRI research activities, and ethical, legal and social issues.
Information about Genetic Conditions
Database of detailed reviews on genetic diseases created through funding from the National Library of Medicine, NIH and National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
Database and catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.
Contains news, background information, and education programs for pharmacists, including continuing education credits. Materials were created by the School of Pharmacy at University of California, San Diego.
Also see Cancer Factsheets for public
Diabetes and Family History
- Family History and Diabetes
Powerpoint review for public health professionals, 2004.
- Genetics for Targeted Disease Prevention: Diabetes
Journal article abstract provides an overview of current thinking regarding genetics and diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes mellitus), including a selective look at a few implicated variants, 2004.
- State of Oregon Diabetes Program
The State of Oregon Diabetes Program's goal is to reduce the burden of diabetes in Oregon through a public health approach, working in collaboration with aprtners in the public and private sectors.
Also see Diabetes Factsheet(s) for public
Preconception/Prenatal Genetic ScreeningMaterials were created through funding from the March of Dimes Oregon Chapter in 2004-2005.
Collecting and Using Family History
See Family Health History page for more resources.