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Understanding genetics and lifestyle | The Manila Times

Genetics and lifestyle — the play between nature and nurture. What will be your approach?

“My husband who is 43, has type 2 diabetes. Runs in the family eh.”

“Once it’s in your genes, you will definitely have it. It’s genetic.”

These are just some of the common (mis)conceptions and perceptions on how people view genetics. Most of them share how they are resigned to it and just live with the consequences by not necessarily adjusting their lifestyle but by ensuring they get all the medication they need to manage their condition brought by their genetic predispositions.

Wikipedia defines genomics

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