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A total of 15 posts are filed under mitochondrial disease
The Journey of Super Ryder with Multiple Rare Diseases
Our little warrior Ryder came into this world fighting from the beginning arriving early at 35 weeks. After respiratory distress, jaundice,… Continue Reading
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Daughter Receives Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis After She Stops Talking
Ataahua McFarlane was two years old and developing like most toddlers her age when one day she suddenly stopped talking. It was out of… Continue Reading
Living with the Puke Monster– Dealing with Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome… a rare disease characterized by recurrent episodes of nausea and vomiting with no known cause or cure. I… Continue Reading
A beautiful girl, Samantha has two rare diseases that few would be able to guess just by looking at her.
Hanging onto Hope One day at a Time with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
For years, Samantha has lived with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), an incurable disease that causes her body to view most food as a parasite… Continue Reading
From left to right: Rick and Cristy Spooner with daughters Cali, 14, Ryann, 3, and Raelyn, 7 (Courtesy Mindy Land Photography / February 28, 2013).
“It’s Not Just a Disease— It’s Genetics” Siblings Share Rare Disease, Diagnosed through Genome Sequencing
Cristy and Rick Spooner of Rancho Santa Margarita finally learned two and a half weeks ago that two of their three daughters have a rare… Continue Reading
Lynn, MA Gathering Lends Hope to Those With Rare Illness
Lynn resident Elaine Chittick was diagnosed last October with a disease so rare that many medical professionals don’t know what it is. Her… Continue Reading
Julia and Maya, twin sisters, were diagnosed with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy at four years old.
With Twins who have Mitochondrial Disease, Gina Learns that Life is About Cherishing the Little Moments
I wrote the following piece yesterday, thinking of all my friends who have lost their children to illness. In the wake of today’s… Continue Reading

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