UMDF Brings Awareness, Support for Patients and Families on TK2d Tuesday — Sept. 13, 2022

This Tuesday, September 13 is TK2d Tuesday, a day to bring awareness to a rare genetic mitochondrial disease, Thymidine kinase 2 deficiency.  It’s estimated up to 2,700 people in the United States are living with TK2d.

We thank the many patients, families, clinicians, and others who have volunteered, advocated and supported the TK2d community. If you or a family member is living with TK2d, we encourage you to reach out to UMDF at or 1-888-317-UMDF.

To find out more about TK2d, visit our TK2d Page.

Read the report from January 2022 FDA Listening Session on TK2d co-hosted by UMDF.

Watch an interview with Aneesa, whose young son Jeremiah is living with TK2d:
On Being a Support Ambassador | On Being a Mother of TK2d Patient

A special thank you to UMDF partners who provided the below graphics to help better understand the disease.

TK2d Tuesday
Life with TK2d
La vida con TK2d
Vivre Avec TK2d
A vida com tk2d