Decision Aid Summary

Title Gene Test or Not. An online tool to help you decide whether or not to get tested to learn your genetic risk for late-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Audience Anyone considering genetic testing for their Alzheimer's risk or considering genetic testing for genealogy, cardiovascular risk, or other conditions which will return their Alzheimer's risk.
Options included Have APOE genetic testing.
Do not have APOE genetic testing.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Doris Zallen, Virginia Tech
Where was it developed? http://medicine.vtc.vt.edu/people/doris-t-zallen/
Virginia Tech
United States
Health condition Alzheimer's Disease
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
1 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.