Family reveals YouTube star's death due to undetected heart condition

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YouTube Star Caleb Logan Bratayley's Cause of Death Revealed

The family of YouTube star Caleb Logan Bratayley, who died suddenly last month, has revealed that his death was caused by an undetected heart condition.

A post on the family's official Instagram page stated that a doctor confirmed on Tuesday that the 13-year-old had Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which went undetected in his yearly checkups.

"Caleb didn't have any symptoms so the doctor said there was nothing we could have done differently," the post on the page managed by his mother continued. "The girls' hearts were just recently checked and thankfully look the way they should right now."

The Bratayley family, whose page of home videos on YouTube has more than a billion views, previously said that tests revealed that Caleb died from "an undetected medical condition" and "natural causes."

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Family reveals YouTube star's death due to undetected heart condition
The doctor confirmed today that Caleb passed away from a heart condition called Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy that went undetected in his yearly checkups. Caleb didn't have any symptoms so the doctor said there was nothing we could have done differently. The girls' hearts were just recently checked and thankfully look the way they should right now. The sadness of losing someone you love is unimaginable. Thank you to everyone who has reached out, your kindness and support continues to help our family. We miss our baked potato everyday. #calebratelife #celebratelife
1 month. Geez. We miss him more everyday. #celebratelife @iamabakedpotato
2 weeks since we last saw this smile but somehow still finding ways to #celebratelife @iamabakedpotato #lovehim #misshim
Caleb's death has raised many questions about how and why this could happen to a seemingly healthy boy. Sadly, tests have confirmed today that Caleb passed away from an undetected medical condition. We'll have more definitive answers in the coming weeks but ask that you help us celebrate his life instead of focus on his death. Due to an outpouring of support and people's hope to be part of his memorial, we have decided to live-stream the ceremony tomorrow at 8pm EDT. Additional information below. Thank you for all your kindness during this difficult time. Find the live-stream at: Periscope = @bratayley Facebook = Facebook.com/bratayley
Yesterday at 7:08PM Caleb Logan Bratayley passed away of natural causes. This has come as a shock to all of us. Words cannot describe how much we will miss him. His incredibly funny, loving and wonderful spirit made us all fall in love with him as a YouTuber, friend, brother and son. We know you tune in to watch each day and eagerly anticipate new videos, but ask that you bear with us while we deal with this tragedy as a family. Please help us honor our, baked potato.
Had a blast today @playlistlive We'll see tomorrow. @iamabakedpotato @presshandstands
Snapping again this weekend on our next adventure. Be sure to follow BratayleyOnSnap #bratayleymakeshistory #snapchat
From the meet & greet to the plane. Thanks to everyone that came out and and stood in line for hours. 😘 ❤️
Come see Caleb at the @famousbirthdays booth from now until noon here at vidcon. Near fullscreen. @iamabakedpotato
Sweetness at a fancy restaurant. ❤️ @iamabakedpotato
I told Caleb to hashtag this and he said #idontknowmom but anyways we're hanging out at the pool watching the girls swim.
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The post indicated that the family is still mourning Caleb's death.

"The sadness of losing someone you love is unimaginable. Thank you to everyone who has reached out, your kindness and support continues to help our family. We miss our baked potato everyday," the post stated.

The family is among Disney-owned media company Maker Studios' creators.

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