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Patient Insights: Discussing a hereditary disease with relatives

With a hereditary disease, talking with relatives can be challenging. Hear Greg share ways that he has advanced discussions. Our patient speakers at the Amyloidosis Speakers Bureau are powerful educators and offer compelling insights. Have a listen to this brief clip from Greg.

Expert Insights: Unraveling the Lineage: The Genetic Basis of Familial ATTR Cardiomyopathy

Dr. Witteles, a cardiologist and co-director of the Stanford Amyloid Center, discusses genetic testing, sequencing the TTR gene, and clarifies the confusing mutation nomenclature. He details the most common of the more than 145 known hereditary mutations, the prevalence of cardiomyopathy versus neuropathy, and references studies around diagnostic factors.

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