What is the right age to be tested for Huntington’s Disease?

What is the right age to be tested for Huntington’s Disease?

Publication date: Sep 03, 2019

Daniel was not aware of what Huntington’s Disease was at that age, -I just knew it was a bad thing and it made dad walk a little funny,” he explains as he revisits the area he grew up in along with his girlfriend, and producer, Meah Howlett.

It is during the visit that Daniel feels he is ready to explore the impact of Huntington’s Disease and more importantly, he feels he has to in order to have “a real thought-out decision” on being tested.

Keeping an open-mind, Daniel and Meah visit people who have been affected by HD and a few months’ later Daniel walks into his first HD support group, talking with people who have had the test.

Daniel continues his journey of knowledge, finding out more about science of HD and the support available should he get tested.

Concepts Keywords
Beach Girlfriend producer
Brain
Huntington
Open Verdict
Suicide
Walks

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH suicide
gene UNIPROT BAD
gene UNIPROT IMPACT
disease MESH community
drug DRUGBANK Methionine
gene UNIPROT SLTM
gene UNIPROT MET
drug DRUGBANK Pentaerythritol tetranitrate
disease MESH death
gene UNIPROT EHD1
gene UNIPROT CHL1

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