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The posts below are not meant to be recommendations or a substitute for professional advice and services rendered by qualified doctors, allied medical personnel, and other professional services. The responsibility for any use of this information, or for proper medical treatment, rests with you.

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Apr 5, 2019, 5:39 PM
MItoAction podcast - Direct to Consumer (DTC) genetic testing strengths and limitations. Includes discussion of interesting studies and data surrounding the accuracy of the variants identified in DTC testing.
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Aug 7, 2017, 1:32 PM
Not all cars, houses, plumbers, electricians - OR doctors- are the same. An M.D. seeing an occasional rare disease case vs. specializing in the diagnosis and management of mitochondrial or other rare disorders brings two very different skill sets to the examination table. There is tremendous value in knowledge and experience and that a second opinion consultation may bring you the answers you have been searching for.
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Nov 23, 2016, 2:58 AM
Among the multitude of challenges confronted by both children and adults with mitochondrial disease are those they face in the workplace and school environment as they attempt to navigate their disease and strive for a typical existence.
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Apr 14, 2016, 1:17 AM
Where are we one year later in both Georgia, other states, and on a federal level regarding the use of medical cannabis, CBD and Low THC Oil?
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Jan 18, 2016, 3:36 AM
Rare disease experts are far rarer than the patients they care for and number in the dozens. A previous blog addressed a variety of reasons why the community of physicians is diminishing quickly.
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Dec 18, 2015, 3:38 AM
As the year comes to an end in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season, I decided to take a few moments to share some thoughts with the general rare disease community about facing a life more complex than others.
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Oct 29, 2015, 2:48 PM
Due to an extremely frustrating conversation with an insurance company just prior to beginning to write a blog I decided that the mitochondrial patient population would likely be better served if I relayed details...
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Oct 2, 2015, 2:51 PM
Whether the acute pain from surgical incisions or the burning, searing pain from diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the presence of pain disrupts functioning and leads to a poor quality of life and often depression and hopelessness.