Physicians and researchers at Sanford Health continue to find new, better ways to treat our patients. One promising method is genomic medicine, which is now being incorporated into primary care for our patients.
And for our heart patients, we offer a new level of customization that isn’t available anywhere else in the region. A simple, genetic test is changing how we’re treating our heart stent patients, and allowing our experts to determine the best anti-clotting medication for each patient we see.
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Jessica finds the key to her future heart health
"It's a truly wonderful thing that we can use genetics to save people's lives. This will not only help Jessica, but we can help her children and other family members by screening them." -Dr Maria Stys
Genetic testing explains a family's heart issues
Eric met with a cardiac genetic counselor to discover which gene was causing his heart issues and he ended up with a new, different diagnosis that transformed his future health care.
Genetic Counseling and You
"If you're concerned about the history in your family or about your own health, it's not wasting anyone's time to ask the question. Talk to your health care provider to see if genetic counseling is a good option." - Kristen DeBerg, cardiac genetic counselor.