Genetic Counseling Program
The Alpha-1 Foundation’s Genetic Counseling Program offers free phone-based confidential information and resources to Alphas, family members and medical professionals on the genetics of Alpha-1 and provides information on testing options. Specifically, the program:
- Provides information about inheritance, testing, management, prevention, resources and research
- Helps people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and family implications of genetic contributions to disease
- Provides supportive counseling and referral to community or state support services
- Promotes informed choices and reviews available testing options with the family
Call (877) 228-7321 ext. 326 to schedule an appointment to speak to our Genetic Counselor.
Brochures for the Genetic Counseling Program can be downloaded in PDF format below. We encourage you to forward these brochures to anyone who might benefit.
Alpha-1 Education Day and Annual National Education Conference presentations on genetics and other related topics can be viewed here.