This interactive Guide to Hereditary Cancer Indications for Referral helps clinicians identify patients who would benefit from risk evaluation, genetic counseling and possible genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes.
This report is an updated version of the report Too Young to Die from 2012 which analyzed sudden cardiac death (SCD) occurrence, specifically among youth from 1-39 years of age. It includes updated death certificate data from 2007-2016, background information on SCD, mortality statistics, case reviews and potential prevention practices.
Diet for Life treatment for individuals with inborn errors of metabolism requires access to multiple types of medical foods, formulas, medications and supplements along with careful diet monitoring and modifications by specialists throughout the lifespan. Michigan and national resources are provided here to help understand and access insurance coverage for these products.
Guidelines provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for managing sickle cell disease. This report is intended to assist healthcare professionals in their management of the disease among their infant, adolescent, and adult sickle disease patients.
Presentation given by Megan Myers about Kintalk.org “Empowering Families through Communication and Education” – Feb. 9, 2016 via webinar.
Michigan’s Cancer Genomics Program provides information about hereditary cancer syndromes, such as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndrome. Resources for patients, patient advocates, health care providers, and professionals are available.
GeneEd Web, developed and maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Human Genome Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 – 12 to learn genetics. The Web site allows the user to explore topics such as Cell Biology, DNA, Genes, Chromosomes, Heredity/Inheritance Patterns, Epigenetics/Inheritance and the Environment, Genetic Conditions, Evolution, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, DNA Forensics, and Top Issues in Genetics.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is pleased to present this updated report detailing the impact of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in Michigan young people under age 40—an issue of grave public health concern.
This Michigan act is to protect and promote public health and provide for the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities.
This initiative focuses on the importance of family history and encourages all American families to learn more about their own histories and provides a Family History Portrait Tool to track and share this information among family members.