Ripped directly from the headlines. An ambitious geneticist faces ethical battles in both her professional and family worlds. Gillian is hired to help determine why a Native American tribe is being devastated by diabetes, but her research calls into question their most sacred traditions. Meanwhile, at home, she and her husband are confronted with the choice of using modern science to determine whether their four year-old daughter will be haunted by the family's medical history. With scientific breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, this heartwarming and honest tale explores the question of just how much knowledge is too much.