General Genomics

Evidence-based educational resources for healthcare providers on general genomic topics.  You may want to check out, resources in the Technology section for information on direct-to-consumer genetic testing, microarray and more.

Hearing loss (the genetics of)

Outside link – “This short animated video explains the different types of genetic hearing loss, how the testing panel is performed [at SickKids,] the common genetic variants, the reasons to pursue genetic testing and the possible result outcomes.”

Hereditary Hemochromatosis 

GEC-KO on the run: A 3-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, red flags to consider genetic testing, what genetic test results mean, clinical tips. (Updated Jan 2019)

GEC-KO Messenger: A 7-page, comprehensive evidence-based resource for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, clinical features, diagnostic criteria, surveillance and management, references and more.  (Updated March 2019)

Point of care tool: Contains red flags to identify patients at risk of hereditary hemochromatosis most likely to benefit from genetic testing and/or referral to genetics as well as screening and surveillance recommendations for individuals who have a positive genetic test result. (Updated Jan 2018)

Schizophrenia

GEC-KO on the run: A 3-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, red flags to consider genetic testing or consultation, what genetic test results mean, and references. (Updated July 2019)

Type 2 Diabetes

GEC-KO on the run: A 2-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, red flags to consider genetic testing or consultation, what genetic test results mean, and references. (Updated Jan 2014)