The month of September is designated as "Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Month" to raise awareness of the existence, symptoms, and management of a diverse group of disorders known as mitochondrial disease that may impact either a part of the body or multiple organ systems as a result of dysfunction of the mitochondria, which are structures within cells that produce energy needed for cellular performance.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 300, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.
Effective Date: 2008 SB243 04-07-2009