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By Nettie Riddick
President Detroit Black Nurses Association 

The Heart Condition Hiding in Plain Sight

 

September 15, 2022

NETTIE RIDDICK, MSN, BBN, RN - President, Detroit Black Nurses Association, Inc

The health of a community is often about connecting. Connecting with our neighbors, friends, and family to recharge our souls. Connecting with information that empowers us to make positive change.

Now we need to get connected and work together to address a serious cause of heart failure called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, or ATTR-CM.

Many of us may already be aware that when it comes to heart disease in the U.S., Black, AfricanAmerican,and Afro-Caribbean communities are disproportionately affected compared to other racial and ethnic groups.*But did you know about three to four...



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