Families Sharing Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation (SHARE) helps families learn how their family health history affects their risk for diseases. It is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute. Your family health history plays a part in your risk and your family members’ risk for many different diseases.
Below are links to the Families SHARE disease risk worksheets. The worksheets will help you work out family members’ risk for these diseases based on their family health history.
After you finish a worksheet, share the information with your family members!
Below are also Families SHARE workbooks, which are now available in four languages.
de la Haye K, Whitted C, Koehly LM. Formative Evaluation of the Families SHARE Disease Risk Tool among Low-Income African Americans. Public Health Genomics, 2021. DOI: 10.1159/000517309.
Koehly LM, Morris BA, Skapinsky K, Goergen A, Ludden A. Evaluation of the Families SHARE workbook: an educational tool outlining disease risk and healthy guidelines to reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, and colorectal cancer. BMC Public Health, 15: 1120, 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2483-x.
Last updated: May 2, 2023