People from Michigan who rely on medical foods

Median annual cost for Medical Nutrition for Michigan residents featured here: $6000

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Gianna

FPIES · Michigan
Annual cost: $115212

Following a lengthy 30day in the ICU, with a diagnosis of Food Protein Induced Encrolitis, Gianna was prescribed the formlua Elecare. ...

Lily Jo, Age 6

Michigan · Tyrosinemia
Annual cost: $7200

I just want Lily Jo to be able go to school and eat lunch like the rest of the children. I want to know that once again someone ...

Kelly

Homocystinuria · Michigan
Annual cost: $3600

My name is Kelly and I was born on October of 1989. I appeared to be a perfectly healthy baby, the youngest of three, to loving ...

Allen

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $4980

I will begin with saying there are others that are in far greater need of medical nutrition coverage than myself. I have been brought ...

Nicole

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $4800

Coverage for medical nutrition for myself would mean freedom from worry and security that I will continue to be my best self. Without ...

Nicholas, Age 3

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $12000

Having medical foods coverage would lessen the burden of worrying about the special foods our son will need as he grows up. While we ...

Piper, 2

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $12000

I had never heard of PKU until my two-year-old granddaughter was diagnosed.  Fortunately, the state of Michigan pays for her medical ...

Elliott, 1 month

Michigan · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $7200

Elliott is just over 1 month old and we were unaware that we were carriers for PKU. Living in Michigan, we recently learned that our ...

The Medical Nutrition Equity Act will provide key support for those Americans who rely on medical foods to survive and thrive.