By Blake Bakkila
January 29, 2017 at 05:59 PM EST
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If the Modern Family cast takes home their fifth Screen Actors Guild award, one member of the ensemble will be noticeably absent: Sarah Hyland.

The actress, 26, revealed to Instagram followers on Sunday that she will not be attending the annual awards show because of health concerns.

“Sad to say I will not be attending the sag awards today for some health reasons,” the star, who has previously shared details of her lifelong battle with kidney dysplasia and underwent a kidney transplant in April 2012, captioned a post of herself kissing her longtime boyfriend Dom Sherwood at the 2016 SAG awards. “So I leave you all with an adorable picture from last years @sagawards. Ps. You know my dress was gonna be turnt too.”

In 2015, Hyland opened up to Seventeen about her health concerns. “I was born with so many health issues that doctors told my mother I would never have a normal life. And she said, ‘You’re right, she won’t – but it won’t be because of her health,’ ” Hyland said. “When my mother told me that story, it resonated with me.”

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The actress resolved to persevere and lead an “extraordinary life,” saying, “If you set your mind to something, you’ll achieve it.”

Since early 2015, Hyland has been happily dating her “best friend” and Vampire Academy costar, 26-year-old Sherwood.

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Modern Family

Parents just don’t understand… and neither do kids or spouses in this hit ensemble comedy

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  • Wednesdays at 09:00 PM
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