To take control of your health, it’s important to learn how to work with your healthcare team — how to ask the right questions and find the right answers. And then put what you’ve learned into action so you can make educated decisions about your health.
Getting a diagnosis for a rare disease can be a long and difficult journey that in some cases may take years. This was certainly the case for Walt, who saw a number of doctors for seemingly unrelated medical issues for almost 12 years, before being diagnosed with a disease called ATTR-CM.
ATTR-CM is a rare form of heart disease that often goes misdiagnosed or undetected because of the subtle symptoms. Pfizer’s Chief Patient Officer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall explains what you need to know about this potentially fatal disease.