Behind the Mystery: Rare & Genetic Series – TTR Amyloidosis
September 30, 2015
Battling a rare medical condition that’s often misdiagnosed
Imagine having a rare, debilitating disease that’s passed down through families. Dr. John Berk, Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University and Clinical Director of its Amyloidosis Center, joins us to discuss the medical condition called Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloidosis. Its symptoms are similar to other conditions and ATTR patients are very often misdiagnosed. We’ll discuss symptoms, family connections and treatment options, in this Behind the Mystery: Rare & Genetic segment. And meet Dylan Duncan, who’s battling the disease. You don’t want to miss this.
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