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Family Health History (FHH): Diabetes Mellitus

Family Health History Diabetes Mellitus  Understanding family health history is a crucial step in assessing a person’s risk for diabetes and taking proactive measures towards prevention and early detection. Overview   |   FHH in Diabetes   |   Evidence   |   Tools & Resources   |   References Overview INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia because of insulin … Read more

Family Health History (FHH): Vision of the Future

Family Health History Vision of the Future Revolutionizing how family health history data may be collected, stored, and accessed. Together, the FHH subgroup is exploring how this family-centric model may be used or modified. Future Model of Family Health History With multiple stakeholders all collecting and storing FHH data separately, the most efficient model would … Read more

Family Health History (FHH) Future Direction

Family Health History Future Direction G2MC’s Family Health History (FHH) Flagship Project aims to integrate family health history into clinical practice in all parts of the world. Learn how FHH members are working together to meet this challenge.  Integrating Family Health History Into Clinical Practice During the G2MC 7th International Conference, held in October 2023 in Geneva, … Read more

G2MC Featured Early Career Investigator: Dr Hasani Hewavitharana

G2MC News and Events G2MC Featured Early Career Investigator: Dr Hasani Hewavitharana For this special edition of our Early Career Investigator (ECI) Series, we’re speaking with Dr Hasani Hewavitharana, whose project was voted Best Presentation at G2MC’s 7th International Conference last October. “My presentation was on the phenotypic and genotypic landscape of a cohort of … Read more

G2MC Rare Genetic Disorders Flagship Project: Moving Forward with Project Scale-Up

G2MC News and Events G2MC Rare Genetic Disorders Flagship Project: Moving Forward with Project Scale-Up Leaders of G2MC’s Rare Genetic Disorders Flagship Project met in February to discuss a potential scale-up of the pilot project “Genomic Medicine Clinics for Rare Genetic Disorders,” a collaborative effort with the University of Maryland, which kicked off in 2021 … Read more

Family Health History Flagship Project: Update on 2024 Project Plan and Other Group Initiatives

G2MC News and Events Family Health History Flagship Project: Update on 2024 Project Plan and Other Group Initiatives The G2MC Family Health History (FHH) Flagship Project group is moving forward with its 2024 FHH project plan. This generalizable list of 11 steps includes a series of collaborative activities, from early planning to sharing successes, in … Read more

G2MC Rare Diseases Pilot Project: Patient Impact Story, Johannesburg, South Africa

G2MC News and Events G2MC Rare Diseases Pilot Project: Patient Impact Story, Johannesburg, South Africa The G2MC pilot project “Genomic Medicine Clinics for Rare Genetic Disorders” kicked off in 2021 with funding from the RTW Foundation.  In 2023 the project completed its goal of implementing exome sequencing for the diagnosis of rare uncharacterized and undiagnosed … Read more

Family Health History (FHH) Genealogy Industry Partners

Growth in the genealogy industry offers great potential for potential partnerships that could drive the effort to implement family health history into clinical care worldwide. G2MC invites genealogy companies, societies, and individual hobbyists to join us in our efforts to make family health history an integral part of family and patient clinical care across the globe.

Family Health History (FHH) Multinational Project

G2MC is looking for partners and funders to support a global multi-site demonstration project to capture and use family health history data in support of genomic-based healthcare for every patient. The project will span from low to high resource countries and participants will come from a wide range of capabilities, from just getting started (no online tools or genetic counselors), to reaching the next level from what they have been doing for years.