Team members, donations sought for MitoAction Energy Walk in Taylor

The MitoAction Energy Walk for mitochondrial disease is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, September 19, at Rotary Park on Telegraph Road, between Northline and Goddard roads behind the Michigan State Police Post, in Taylor. To join the Marti’s Mito Angels team, visit www.mitoaction.org/. Donations also will be accepted. Mitochondrial disease is a chronic genetic disorder that occurs when the mitochondria in cells fail to produce enough energy for cell or organ production, and is difficult to diagnose. For more information, contact Mary Martinez at (313) 289-4731 or martinismom@hotmail.com.

To read Paula Evans-Neuman's story in The News-Herald on the disease and its affect on a Taylor woman, visit http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2010/09/01/life/doc4c7bc5fa345ec785363622.txt