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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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On this episode, Beth Troutman tells her story; Christina Nicholson embarks on an adventure to Orlando with her family; and former football player Marc Bouniconti shares his journey.

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Three decades later, Marc Buoniconti, a quadriplegic, visits The Balancing Act to talk about his life, his mission, and his goal to one day walk again.

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The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."

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