Monday, September 20, 2010

Mitochondrial Awareness Week: Sept 19-25, 2010

Most everyone has heard of cancer, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, and muscular dystrophy. Due to the wide array of awareness the public has with these medical diagnoses, there is also a huge amount of funds given to them for research in treatments and potential cures. That's great!

The key element to the complete formula of treatments and cures for diseases is awareness. Awareness of a disease equals more funds given for research...equals potential ground breaking information that could lead to a better and possibly longer life of those affected with these diseases.

The third week in September has been devoted to Mitochondrial Disease awareness. Obviously, this is something that is so near and dear to our heart and on our minds often. Below is a short video about Nathan's life with mito.


Tammy said...

Amber, you pick out the best songs for your montages. I didn't know there was a lullaby version of Cold Play's "Yellow." Never heard of this one by Sarah Mac, either. Beautiful and moving. The images of Nathan's life say it all. Makes me cry each time I view this.
You all are always in my prayers.
Your cuz, Tammy from OK

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