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What is life like for people with acromegaly?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

People suffering from acromegaly endure physical deformation and intense pain. Watch this video to be inspired by Tanya Angus, a women suffering from acromegaly and a guest on The Dr. Oz Show.

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