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May 2011 ISN News

Mary Keirns Donated in Memory of Tainted Rapeseed Oil Victims in Spain (1981) and Tainted L-Tryptophan

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Mary Keirns for tackling scleroderma and related illnesses through her recent comprehensive donation for research, support, education and awareness in memory of the tainted rapeseed oil victims in Spain (1981) and tainted L-Tryptophan. Posted 05/26/2011.

Eugenia Delgado is Raising Scleroderma Awareness

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Eugenia Delgado for raising scleroderma awareness through the purchase of scleroderma awareness bracelets! Posted 05/25/2011.

Earl and Lanie Manns are Tackling Scleroderma Now!

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Earl and Lanie Manns for tackling scleroderma through their recent comprehensive donation for research, support, education and awareness. Posted 05/24/2011.

Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (SARD): New Topic on Sclero.org

Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (SARD) are different from most autoimmune diseases in that they affect many organs, cells or tissues simultaneously rather than just one. Examples of rheumatic diseases are systemic sclerosis (systemic scleroderma), lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren's, dermatomyositis, and polymyositis. Examples of non-rheumatic diseases are diabetes, autoimmune hepatitis, autoimmune thyroid disease, and psoriasis. New Topic Posted 05-21-11.

New Story: Lida: Morphea Scleroderma

Lida: Morphea Scleroderma (Colombia) When I became a patient, doctors looked at me like a weird case, and they did not allow my father to be present during the biopsy. While my parents could they took me to dermatologists, witch doctors and miraculous priests… Posted 05/20/2011.

(Español/Spanish) Lida: Morfea (Colombiana) Además, cuando ingresé los médicos me miraban como "bicho raro" y no dejaron ingresar a mi padre al stand ni a la toma de la biopsia. En fin, mientras mis padres pudieron me llevaron a control con el dermatólogo, con hierberos, sacerdotes que hacían milagros… Posted 05/20/2011.

Ingrid Bruce is Raising Scleroderma Awareness

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Ingrid Bruce for raising scleroderma awareness through the purchase of scleroderma awareness bracelets! Posted 05/19/2011.

New Story: Roni: Morphea Scleroderma

Roni: Morphea About six years ago I was told that the mark on my ankle and just up to the bottom of my calf was morphea scleroderma… Posted 05/19/2011.

Anita Nelson is Raising Scleroderma Awareness

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Anita Nelson for raising scleroderma awareness through the purchase of scleroderma awareness bracelets! Posted 05/18/2011.

New Story: Dian H: Diffuse Scleroderma

Dian H: Diffuse Scleroderma Having to take disability from work is the hardest thing I have ever done. Working at least kept my mind on other things besides the pain… Posted 05/18/2011.

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley for tackling scleroderma through their recent comprehensive donation for research, support, education and awareness. Posted 05/17/2011.

Thanks to the Community Foundation of New Jersey and The Betty Z. Benedict Charitable Fund

The International Scleroderma Network thanks The Community Foundation of New Jersey and The Betty Z. Benedict Charitable Fund for their generous grant to tackle scleroderma research and patient support. Posted 05-16-11.

Patricia Bucolo is Raising Scleroderma Awareness

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks Patricia Bucolo for raising scleroderma awareness through the purchase of scleroderma awareness bracelets! Posted 05/05/2011.

S. Longiaru is Raising Scleroderma Awareness

The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network thanks S. Longiaru for raising scleroderma awareness through the purchase of scleroderma awareness bracelets! Posted 05/03/2011.

Do you have digital (finger) ulcers?

The scleroderma DISTOL trial is still recruiting patients who have active digital ulcers. Posted 05/02/2011.

Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. is Tackling Scleroderma Now!

The International Scleroderma Network thanks Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. for their sponsorship support! Posted 05/01/2011.

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