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Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 19 Disease Panel

Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 38 Disease Panel

Sephardic/Mizrahi Jewish Genetic Diseases

Familial Hyperinsulinism

Inability to stop insulin production leading to seizures, poor muscle tone, poor feeding and breathing difficulty (newborn and children). Treatment options include glucose infusion, insulin release-reducing drugs, and/or surgical removal of portions of the pancreas. (Focal or localized, disease is present in 1-2% of children who inherit a single paternal mutation).

Carrier Frequency: 1 in 68 Ashkenazi Jews

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