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Posted 16 December 2007 - 07:08 PM

Hello all! I hope everyone is staying as healthy as possible. I, myself, am trying to stay warm through the beginning of this Michigan winter....

I was just wondering if anyone has been to the University of Michigan for treatment? I recently switched rheumies and she is going to set me up an appt there. Just kind of curious as to whether any of my fellow Sclerodermers have been there and done that?! I hear it's a great place with some of the best Dr's.
I am actually really looking forward to going, hopefully they can get down to the bottom of what's been going on...once and for all. :D

Any response would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much,

Kelly B.

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Posted 17 December 2007 - 03:03 AM

Good morning Kelly,
I go to the University of Michigan for treatment. So does Vee and her mother. Dr. Schiopu is the doctor given to both Vee and myself. The treatment is top notch. Let us know how you liked the doctors and if your treatment plan was what you were expecting. Write down all the questions you would like answers too. You will get so much information. Sheryl
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Posted 17 December 2007 - 02:54 PM

I have seen a scleroderma expert at the U of M since 2004. He is a great doctor. The whole health system there is great. Hope you have a good appointment. Maybe they can give you some more answers and/or options for treatment.

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Posted 18 December 2007 - 03:59 AM

Hi Kelly,

Well, I guess you already know which doctor's I see, thanks Sheryl :P . I also see Dr. Ojo, she is a lung transplant doctor and oversees my pulmonary issues. I just love her. Sheryl and I also go to U of M on Thursdays because it is thier scleroderma clinic day. I get all of my tests and see everyone I need to see on the same day. It makes for a long day, but is worth it not having to come back and forth a million times.

Let us know which doctor's you get and how your experience is. I hope it is as wonderful as mine has been. I feel I get the best care possible.
Happy people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have!

Warm and Happy to you! Vee

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 06:56 AM

I also go to U. of Mich. and see a scleroderma expert. I live in Ct and so the trip isn't easy but it's so well worth it for me - they are great there, and my scleroderma doctor is wonderful. I highly recommend it.
Annie N.