Elly is the first patient at Children’s Minnesota to be implanted with a device designed to treat obstructive sleep apnea in people with Down syndrome.
But once Alyssa was born, Jesse and Keri had to embrace another new experience – after tests were ran, they found out Alyssa not only had Down syndrome but she also had a heart defect.
Mary Kate was born with Down syndrome and a heart defect. Because of the care she received at Children's Minnesota, her family decided to provide a generous match of $10,000 on Give to Kids Day on Dec. 9, 2021.
At the end of the day, all families want what's best for their little ones. And Children's Minnesota does too! That's why we encourage all eligible people to get vaccinated, including kids ages 5 years and older. Here to share why they got vaccinated and why they hope others do too is the Reed family.
Join us in congratulating 2020’s recipient of the Excellence in Patient- and Family-Centered Care (EPFCC) Award: Deb Lindberg, registered nurse (RN) on 7th floor at the Minneapolis hospital.
In 2019, Grayson started treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A year and a half later, he’s back to his usual self thanks to the care he received at Children’s Minnesota.
Tallulah was born with Down syndrome and because of that, also had a heart defect.
“What inspires me the most about children with Down syndrome is how incredibly strong and determined they are,” said Rebecca Olson, APRN-CNP, APNG as she explains more about Down syndrome and answers many common questions.
July 12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Brian Skotko, MD
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