Amyloidosis is a collection of diseases that occurs when the body produces an abnormal protein called amyloid. More than 30 different types of protein can lead to amyloidosis, which can damage your heart, kidneys, liver, gastrointestinal tract, nervous system, and other organ systems.

Choosing the right treatment starts with identifying the type of protein causing the disease and the organs being affected. Duke’s team of specialists works together to diagnose your condition and manage your care. We offer the latest treatment advances to limit your body’s production of amyloid protein and the complications that can occur.