Welcome healthcare providers! Because medical providers are the single most trusted source of health information for Michigan patients and families, this page was designed to help you find current resources on the topics of genetics and genomics that may be used to assist with family history collection, risk assessment and referral, or patient education. The resources listed in the highlighted box were specially selected for Michigan providers with additional resources listed below. For more information on a specific condition or topic of interest, use the site search.
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.
Too Young To Die - An update on the Impact of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young in Michigan 1999-2011
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 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.