Sufferers Are More Than Their Afflictions

Sufferers Are More Than Their Afflictions

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Sufferers Are More Than Their Afflictions

Lately I’ve had to remind my husband that he is not his disease. Aubrey was diagnosed in 2013 with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, and after eight years, his impairment has become evident to those closest to him. Externally, though, Aubrey looks great. A stranger wouldn’t be able to tell how sick he is. That’s because the abnormal amyloid protein disrupts and compromises the internal organs, including his heart, nerves, gastrointestinal tract, and kidneys, causing them to…

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