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Twenty-Seven Family Members Tested in One Day Thanks to Young Caregiver Inspired by New Treatment


Angel loved growing up in a big, close-knit family, surrounded by cousins, aunts and uncles who got together as often as they could. To her, family meant sharing everything — good times and bad, past and present. But just like the genes for straight hair and blue eyes, Angel learned that her family also shared the gene for hereditary ATTR amyloidosis (hATTR) with polyneuropathy, also known as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). That’s why Angel arranged for dozens of her family members to receive genetic testing for hATTR amyloidosis. All in a single day.

Twenty-Seven Family Members Tested In One Day Thanks To Young Caregiver Inspired By New Treatment

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