A central hub of resources has been collated to help you understand and manage mito. Here you will find practical information on a wide range of topics via fact sheets, videos, expert presentations and third party resources. Search on a specific topic or view the resources of particular relevance for newly diagnosed, medical professionals, adults or parents and children.
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Link to How might supplements fit into the overall treatment of mito Video

How might supplements fit into the overall treatment of mito

Video

Dr Christina Liang explores different supplement options for people living with mito and how they may fit into treatment plans.

Link to Genetics and Mito Fact Sheet Page

Genetics and Mito

Fact Sheet Page

All your physical features are controlled by your genes, which you inherited from your parents. Genetic changes can lead to diseases such as mitochondrial disease.

Link to Novel Therapies in Mitochondrial Disease Video

Novel Therapies in Mitochondrial Disease

Video

At a Mito Information Day, Dr Michelle Lipke spoke about novel therapies in the treatment of mito.

Link to Fatigue in Mitochondrial Disease Video

Fatigue in Mitochondrial Disease

Video

Dr Christine Wools explores the different elements of fatigue, looking at how it is measured, different contributors and the treatments available.

Link to Mito Foundation Patient Information Flyer Fact Sheet

Mito Foundation Patient Information Flyer

Fact Sheet

This flyer provides a snapshot of key points concerning mito. This format is easy to print and share with health professionals who are unfamiliar with mito.

Link to Understanding Your Diagnosis Fact Sheet

Understanding Your Diagnosis

Fact Sheet

Due to the varied nature of mito, diagnosing mito can be difficult. This fact sheet helps to demystify this by providing an explanation of the different types of diagnosis.

Link to Nutrition and Mito Fact Sheet Page

Nutrition and Mito

Fact Sheet Page

It’s important to eat well when you have mito to keep your body functioning at its best. Find out how to get plenty of nutrition from a healthy diet.

Link to Government support Webpage

Government support

Webpage

Costs associated with a chronic disease such as mito can soon escalate and can be compounded by a loss of income. This webpage provides information about government support and payments you may be entitled to.

Link to Government payments Webpage

Government payments

Webpage

Costs associated with a chronic disease such as mito can soon escalate and can be compounded by a loss of income. The Australian Government offers payments to people suffering from a disabling illness, their family members and carers. The Mito Foundation has attempted to simplify the process by creating an index of relevant payments.

Link to Evaluating online health information Webpage

Evaluating online health information

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The internet is an endless resource, but not everything you find is correct, especially regarding health advice. It’s crucial to have accurate health information to make informed decisions. This video provides tips on how to find trustworthy health information online.