Prader-Willi syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs in about 1 in every 12,000-15,000 people. Signs and symptoms that may occur among individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome include:
Dr. Gunter Scharer, medical director of the Children's Minnesota genomic medicine program, tells us more about genomic medicine and explains what parents need to know about the new Sanford Children's Genomic Medicine Consortium.
Children’s Minnesota and five other children’s hospitals formed the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium, a collaboration to advance pediatric genomic medicine.
Cooper and Mallory Fasching were diagnosed with a genetic mitochondrial disorder, which makes them unable to walk and talk. But it hasn't stopped them from having a positive impact on their family, including older brother Hudson, who plays hockey for the NHL's Buffalo Sabres.
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In September 2004, our beautiful daughter Kylie was born. Five months later, our world was turned upside down. Our baby girl started having seizures and was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease. During the first three years of her life, we spent countless days in the hospital, watching as Kylie suffered from thousands of seizures and was subjected to many tests and procedures.
Two-year-old Madelyn has been treated at Children's Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group for the specific type of epileptic seizure.
The Twin Cities' second annual 22q at the Zoo takes place Sunday, May 22, at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley.
Born with a one-of-a-kind genetic variance, 2-year-old William Schlimm learned to walk with the help of rehabilitation services at Children’s Minnesota.
Our genetic counselors are available to help you determine whether a genetic consultation may be helpful. Children's Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.
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