WHAT IS MITO?
Below is a brochure, produced by MITO HOPE and HELP, which provides you with basic information about mitochondrial diseases.
We also encourage you to visit
www.mitoaction.org and www.umdf.org.
At either of these websites you
will find an in-depth wealth of more detailed information about
mitochondrial diseases along with additional advocacy tips, support and
resources on a national level.
MITO HOPE and HELP's primary focus is to address the needs of our local MITO community in Northeastern NY.
Please click on brochure, below, to enlarge.
Only relatively recently has there
been the ability to diagnose individuals and still many go undiagnosed
or are misdiagnosed. Unfortunately, complicating all of the above
factors there are very few physicians trained to recognize, diagnose and
provide care for those suffering from mitochondrial diseases. This
equates to a great lack of appropriate medical care and support for