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Case Study: Cracking Your Genetic Code

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After watching “Cracking Your Genetic Code” I choose to write about scenario 1. It is my opinion that you should test your embryos for gene mutations before having a baby. My reasoning behind this decision is that knowing the potential diseases your kid may have, or will definetly have, will help the parents of the child plan accordingly. Genome testing embryos allows parents to know about a disease sooner than later. This prevents the child from going through a multitude of tests, resulting in large sums of money owed, and many years of trying to figure out the disease. Noah and Alexis Beery are 14 year old twins that were diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Alexis’s case was more severe than Noah’s. Alexis got worse at the age of 5. She started
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