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.
Brochure for parents highlighting Michigan’s Newborn Screening program for Critical Congenital Heart Disease.
The newborn screening and BioTrust roadmap highlights the journey of newborn screening for new families in Michigan and provides information on what routes parents can choose for blood spots after newborn screening is complete.
List of current MI HEARTSafe Schools by county and designation year(s).
October 2018 MI HEARTSafe School Newsletter.
List of 2013-2016 MI HEARTSafe Schools.
List of 2014-2017 MI HEARTSafe Schools.
Videos from the CDC share personal experiences of individuals with sickle cell disease during their transition from pediatric to adult care.