Family Medical History

As a part of health screening, persons with close family members who have the following conditions, which can run in families, should inform their healthcare practitioners during their next visit:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Addison's Disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholesterol Problems
  • Colon Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • G6PD Deficiency
  • Gardner's Syndrome
  • Glaucoma
  • Heart Attack
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Huntington Disease
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sickle Cell
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Thalassemia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vitiligo

    This represents a partial list of diseases that can run in families.
    Last Editorial Review: 10/3/2005


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