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Monthly Mito Expert Series

by GingerD
Join us on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at Noon EST/9 a.m. PST as Dr. Fran Kendall of VMP Genetics discusses "Is it really Mito? When an alternative diagnosis should be considered."

Talking points include:

Clinical red flags that suggest an alternative diagnosis should be considered,Why that option should be entertained;Tools utilized to reanalyze patients classified with mitochondrial disease.
Jan 06, 2018 Comments: 0
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‘She’s a gift to everyone who knows her’Ellie Kovalcik celebrates Sweet 16

Sweet 16. The Kovalcik family didn’t think they’d see this day. “Sixteen is a big deal, especially when we were told we’d lose [Ellie] between 7 and 8 years old,” said mom Kris. 

Dec 26, 2017 Comments: 0
by GingerD
Matthew Harty’s memory inspires donations

“There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.”Matthew Harty lost his battle with mitochondrial disease shortly after his 8th birthday in 2013, but he is still leaving an imprint today.“Matthew continues to make a difference,” said Angela Harty, Matthew’s grandma. “People still think about him. I feel like he’s not forgotten.”

Dec 15, 2017 Comments: 0
by GingerD
Matthew Harty Scholarship update: Erica Blanchette

Erica Blanchette was honored to be the first Matthew Harty Scholarship recipient. “I hope it inspires others with Mito,” she said at the time of the award in 2015. “This proves you can go to college and do other things that people never thought you could do."The daughter of Loree and Ralph Blanchette of Peabody, MA, has one year left on her early childhood degree from North Shore Community College in Danvers, MA.

Dec 15, 2017 Comments: 0
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Dec 15, 2017 Comments: 0
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Join us on Friday, Dec. 8 at Noon EST/9 a.m. PST as Dr. Mark Korson discusses: "Medical Care: What Approach Works for You?"Talking points include:Pros and cons of conventional live direct careTelemedicine long-distance direct care optionsTelehealth physician-to-physician clinical support (indirect care)
Nov 29, 2017 Comments: 0
by GingerD
.Channeling ‘Dr. House’Student shares Mito research in educational video

The searing leg pain started in her junior year of high school. She was playing competitive club soccer, but the pain never subsided and she was forced to quit a sport she loves.

Nov 16, 2017 Comments: 0
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Join us on Friday, Nov. 3 at Noon EST/9 a.m.
Oct 05, 2017 Comments: 0
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Raising awareness -- one medical student at a time

“Her story and many experiences with physicians will serve as a guide to help make me a more empathic and humble physician.”

“You remind us that being a physician is more than merely diagnosing and treating illness; it is about seeing and understanding the patient as a person.”

Sep 12, 2017 Comments: 0
by GingerD
Students write book to raise awareness

Mighty Mito is not fun.Mighty Mito does not get things done.I can’t always play.I have to stay,even on the finest day.Some days are fun,when I have the energy to run.Some days are sad,when I just feel really bad.Even though I sometimes cannot run,

Sep 12, 2017 Comments: 0

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