Getting a diagnosis of mitochondrial disease is not simple. If your family members haven’t been diagnosed, then most of us- young and old- go through a multitude of steps to get our diagnosis.
After seeing doctors, spending a long time with a rheumatologist, I was sent to a neurologist who undertook a muscle biopsy for my diagnosis of having complex IV deficiency – mitochondrial disease.
I am currently part of a trial with the Australian Genomic Health Alliance and Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation to receive my genetic test results. More info here: http://www.amdf.org.au/agha-amdf-genetic-testing-partnership/
Waiting for test results is incredibly frustrating. Keeping in mind Mito Merch is for creating awareness through humour… here are my top 10 things I do to while waiting for test results:
What do you do while waiting for test results?