Addresses medical concerns so early treatment and prevention measures can be taken when possible. Sees these types of referrals:
Offers genetic counselling, which includes
The nutrition genetics clinic supports people with metabolism disorders. Provides assessment, counselling, and some medical management about nutrition products and medicines.
If you need genetic testing that is not offered in Alberta, your healthcare provider will talk to you about this.
The clinic does not do paternity testing.
Adults with a history (or family history) of a known genetic disorder or a lab test/health problem that is likely a genetic disorder.
Referral from a healthcare provider is preferred, however, some limited self referrals are accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Medical Genetics Referral Form
Edmonton Hereditary Cancer Clinic Referral Form