Born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), Katie's doctors knew to be on the lookout for potential heart issues. At 3 months old, Katie was diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus and came to CHOP's Cardiac Center for help.
When Cristin needed to transition to adult healthcare, she had the support of the Trisomy 21 Program at CHOP to help guide her.
Lizanne Magarity Pando shares her daughter Jenna's story about living with Trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome.
John and Sara have been coming to CHOP's Trisomy 21 Clinic, now the Trisomy 21 Program, all of their lives. The program provides care coordination for children and adults with trisomy 21.