Blog posts from July, 2014

How an organ transplant saved my life


John and Laura Faherty and their children share their stories and the most intimate photos from this journey. The following is an excerpt from the journal. Read it here and/or watch the video: In sickness and in health The promise of a life without diabetes and the fear of major complications came to a head when

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Amyloidosis can affect different organs

By The staff at the Mayo Clinic

Amyloidosis (am-uh-loi-DO-sis) is a disease that occurs when substances called amyloid proteins build up in your organs. Amyloid is an abnormal protein usually produced by cells in your bone marrow that can be deposited in any tissue or organ. Amyloidosis can affect different organs in different people, and there are different types of amyloid. Amyloidosis

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