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Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 3 Apr 2015 12:25

Thank you very much, still fighting to educate people but a lot nearer to getting new tests thanks to my new little grandaughter who was cared for by the Coni team (care of next infant) Her specialist seems to know much more than the genetic team I was under x x Bless you Purple sparkly Diamond x x

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 2 Apr 2015 00:31

Gillian, you and your family are often in my thoughts. I hope everyone is staying well.

I know how much they all mean to you whereever they are.


Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 1 Apr 2015 23:23

Srill loved, missed and very dear x x


KempinaPartyhat Report 23 Dec 2012 21:05

And a test to find out if this IS to do with their heart costs pennies and is ONLY done in one european country!!!


Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 23 Dec 2012 20:46

Just a reminder as you all prepare for Christmas, to remember the 12 young people that we lose each and every week to this Silent Killer. Like my son Stephen. We never ever expect to lose a child, and when we do, we change, we can never be the same again, a part of us will always be missing, I will always love and miss you Stephen. May I ask every one to educate themselves about SADS / CRY and then educate your family and friends. Happy Christmas x.

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 21 Aug 2012 23:10

Remembering the twelve young people that are taken from their family by this silent killer, Each and every week we lose 12 more of our loved ones. Love you and miss you Stephen xx Will always be your Mum xx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 11 Aug 2012 13:31

Still remembering the 12 young people taken from us each and every week by this silent killer SADS sudden adult death syndrome. Still asking everybody to google SADS or CRY and educate themselves and others about this silent killer. This robbed me of my son aged just 34. R.I.P. Stephen, forever loved and remembered. X x


JoyBoroAngel Report 3 Mar 2012 20:42

thinking of you gillian xxx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 3 Mar 2012 20:39

Still remembering all those people we lose each week to this silent killer xx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 5 Feb 2012 10:44



MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 24 Dec 2011 19:38

Christmas time again when we remember dear ones who have passed over and who are never really far from our thoughts.
Remembering the two Stephens and all other SADS and SIDS victims and their families . <3


Suzanne Report 2 Oct 2011 21:35

thank you for your explanation.x


MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 2 Oct 2011 21:07

I don't know why pages 1-89 are now blank.

The thread was started by Genes Member Gillian Jennifer Shield when her son Stephen died suddenly aged If I remember correctly 32, from a condition known as SADS which is short for Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, Stephen was followed soon after wards by his baby son, also named Stephen a victim of SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Gillian started the thread in memory of her Son but also to bring the life threatening disease to the notice of people on Genes and the Internet.
Whenever we hear on the news that a teenager or young adult has dropped dead either at school or playing football etc., it can usually correctly be assumed that it is SADS, usually they are perfectly health young people and there is no apparent reason they should die suddenly. Gillian started a petition to the Prime Minister and collected signatures on here and personally and with friends asking for the Government to bring in compulsory screening for school children to see whether they carry the factor which causes SADS. Progress has been made but I personally have not heard that the request was carried out to the full. Gillian's sister was able to afford to have her children screened privately and it was found that her children were at risk and Gillian's nephew had a defribrillator fitted to shock his heart if it became necessary, saving his life. Gillian has continued working with the SADS Association as much as possible between working full time and giving time to the rest of her family.
To me she has become a dear friend and is truly a Daniel, she has dared to have a purpose firm and dared to make it known to as many people as possible.


Suzanne Report 2 Oct 2011 20:58

oh how terrible,sads is the same as cot death ,but the victims are older,teenagers and adults.its horrible to lose a child at any age,but to lose your son when hes in his 30s for no reason must be devastating.x


ann Report 2 Oct 2011 20:47

Gillian lost her son to Sads.He was only 30ish so sad.Also all her children and her sisters had to be tested.Some of them carried the gene.


Suzanne Report 2 Oct 2011 20:41

why are pages 1-89 blank.
dont know what thread is about so i cant post. :-)


MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 2 Oct 2011 20:35

Thinking of you Stephen and know you will be near your Mum at this stressful time.. <3 <3

Remembering all SADS victims <3


MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 19 Sep 2011 16:41

Bringing the subject of SADS to the fore once again, still many people have never heard of it and will not do so until it's too late.

In memory of the two Stephens, Son and Grandson of Gillian Jennifer Shield. <3


MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 25 May 2011 22:42

Read to day of another victim of SADS, a beloved, healthy 16 year old daughter. Sending loving thoughts to her parents and reminding people of this ever constant threat to our young ones.

In memory of the two Stephens, Son and Grandson of Gillian Jennifer Shield <3 <3 <3


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 20 Mar 2011 12:46

Remembering Stephen too.

Gillian you are an inspiration to so many!!

love jude xx