Author Archives: B.J. Viau

Opportunities for a Better Genetic Testing Process

I’ve always tried to stay alert to the needs of the Huntington’s disease community by listening during support groups, learning at conferences and conventions, and following along with the many Huntington’s conversations on social media platforms. One topic that consistently comes up in conversations is genetic testing. Everyone has their…

Mental Preparedness Is Crucial Ahead of Genetic Testing

As I mentioned in my debut column of “Negative to Positives” a couple weeks ago, I have a genuine passion for helping those undergoing genetic testing for Huntington’s disease, which is an incredibly challenging life hurdle. Many members of this community watch their parents slowly and progressively decline, and…