Amyloidosis Support Group To Meet July 16

OSWEGO – The Amyloidosis Support Group – Upstate NY, will meet on July 16, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The group will meet in Rochester General Hospital’s (1425 Portland Avenue) Weiner Conference Room on the ground floor.

The meeting is open to those living in the Upstate NY area: Oswego, Rochester, Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo and Utica.

The guest speaker, via Skype, will be Dr. John Berk from Boston University Amyloidosis Center.

Patients, caregivers, families and interested medical personnel are welcome.

A complimentary light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP appreciated.

Amyloidosis is a life threatening rare disease often misdiagnosed and under diagnosed.

Contact MaryAnn Kraft, Upstate NY co-facilitator, at 585-334-7501, or
Muriel Finkel: toll free at  866-404-7539.

“Raising awareness is important to both the public and medical communities,” Kraft told Oswego County today. “Don’t Take Your Organs to Heaven, Heaven Knows We Need Them Here.”

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