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.
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.
List of current MI HEARTSafe Schools by county and designation year(s).
List of common questions, answers and reminders that may help you better understand the application process and the MI HEARTSafe School Program.
Directions for school-based AED practice drills and checklists.
This program works to implement a comprehensive public health plan to address the needs of children and adults with hemoglobinopathies, particularly sickle cell disease across the lifespan.
A statewide comprehensive program that assist individuals with a sickle cell condition throughout Michigan including: adult testing for sickle cell disease & trait; confirmatory newborn screening lab testing; disease education; social work services; education & career development; and genetic counseling. All services are free.
Directions in case of a cardiac emergency.