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Stampede Scleroderma | Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter: Team Quinn - Scleroderma Foundation

Stampede Scleroderma | Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter: Team Quinn - Scleroderma Foundation

USATODAY.com - Robin Williams talks seriously about scleroderma

USATODAY.com - Robin Williams talks seriously about scleroderma

Little-publicized because fewer than 500,000 people in the U.S. have it -- and most are women -- scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disease that can tighten and harden the skin, blood vessels, internal organs and digestive tract. The symptoms range from mild to severe.

Little-publicized because fewer than 500,000 people in the U.S. have it -- and most are women -- scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disease that can tighten and harden the skin, blood vessels, internal organs and digestive tract. The symptoms range from mild to severe.

"Autoimmune diseases all have something in common by the way the attack happens. The cells mutate and start attacking their own tissue," Wingfield said.

"Autoimmune diseases all have something in common by the way the attack happens. The cells mutate and start attacking their own tissue," Wingfield said.

Karen, as a Scleroderma patient, knows first hand how the disease can wreak havoc on day-to-day living. In her case, it affects her ability to care for her family.

Karen, as a Scleroderma patient, knows first hand how the disease can wreak havoc on day-to-day living. In her case, it affects her ability to care for her family.

According to a study recently presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Rome, patients with systemic sclerosis harbor a unique microbiome in their gut when compared to healthy individuals, which may contribute to patients’ immune dysfunction.  Systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, is an autoimmune disease (autoimmune diseases arise due to an abnormal immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body) and is…

Systemic Sclerosis Patients Intestine Microbiome Enriched by Inflammatory Bacteria

According to a study recently presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Rome, patients with systemic sclerosis harbor a unique microbiome in their gut when compared to healthy individuals, which may contribute to patients’ immune dysfunction. Systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, is an autoimmune disease (autoimmune diseases arise due to an abnormal immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body) and is…

For Hope (TV 1996)PLEASE SO MANY FAMILIES AND FRIENDS  DON'T UNDERSTAND ABOUT SCLERODERMA WATCH AND PASS IT ON <3 THANK YOU <3

For Hope (TV 1996)PLEASE SO MANY FAMILIES AND FRIENDS DON'T UNDERSTAND ABOUT SCLERODERMA WATCH AND PASS IT ON <3 THANK YOU <3

Stephanie Headley suffers from a fatal auto-immune disease called systemic scleroderma.  The pain is so bad now, that Headley requires injec...

Stephanie Headley suffers from a fatal auto-immune disease called systemic scleroderma. The pain is so bad now, that Headley requires injec...

Scleroderma Informational Video

Scleroderma Informational Video

Bob Saget discusses scleroderma - Since losing his sister Gay to scleroderma, Saget has served on the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s board of directors, and today hosts the organization’s charity-packed benefits around the country. He sat down with ABILITY’s Chet Cooper and Regina Hall to discuss his upcoming benefit, “Cool Comedy/Hot Cuisine,” and shared insight into how he managed to keep laughing in the midst of family tragedy.

Bob Saget discusses scleroderma - Since losing his sister Gay to scleroderma, Saget has served on the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s board of directors, and today hosts the organization’s charity-packed benefits around the country. He sat down with ABILITY’s Chet Cooper and Regina Hall to discuss his upcoming benefit, “Cool Comedy/Hot Cuisine,” and shared insight into how he managed to keep laughing in the midst of family tragedy.

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