After You Join
If I participate in the study, what will I do?
You will sign a consent form, complete surveys about you, your health, and your family’s health history, give a blood or saliva sample for DNA testing, and allow the study team to access your medical records. You will receive a report that will tell you about your personal risk for some common health conditions.
How long will I be in the study?
You will be in the study through 2025.
What is the risk report and what will it tell me?
The study uses your genetic information, family health history, and medical history to see if you have an increased risk of getting some common health conditions. The risk report will tell you if the study finds that you have an increased risk of developing some common health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or cancer. If you are at increased risk, your doctor can help you understand what you can do to reduce your risk.
When will I learn my results?
Within a year of signing up for the study, you will get a health risk report about your risk of certain conditions. The results will also be put in your medical record.
Will I receive payment if I’m part of this study?
You will receive monetary compensation for completing the study which includes filling out surveys and providing a sample to look at your DNA.