Jill Beyer Blodget, FNP

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A Routine Check-up ?Reveals a Significant ?Genetic Abnormality

A Routine Check-up 
Reveals a Significant 
Genetic Abnormality

As a part of his employer’s incentive pay program, Mr. B came in for a routine physical. He was a seemingly healthy 37-year-old white man with no medical complaints to report. Mr. B worked as a correctional officer and, as such, was encouraged to keep his health records current. His annual exam was supposed to be pro forma, but it revealed silent traits that even he was astonished to find.