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Doctors Appointments dictate my calendar! Most people my age, 45, look at their week and see a variety of work meetings, conference calls, places to shuttle kids or aging parents, appointments with trainers, etc… I too have my fair share of “everyday meetings’. I volunteer, as much as I am able, at my son’s school and church, plus help out our aging … [Read More...] about Doctors Appointments Dictate my Calendar!
Having Scleroderma gives me an opportunity to decide on a daily basis what I really want to accomplish and focus on OR what can wait till later….when I get to it. Who knows when that could be! I suppose everyone has that same challenge, but when you have a chronic illness I feel it’s essential to pick and choose wisely because more than likely you won’t … [Read More...] about To Blog or Not To Blog?
The Peer Mentoring Program is designed to help empower patients with Scleroderma to take control of their lives and their healthcare. Peer Mentors: Share patient education information Serve as role models Provide empathic listening Aid in problem-solving Help clarify values Help relieve anxiety Legitimize feelings They help … [Read More...] about Scleroderma Peer Mentoring
U-M, MSU discovery brings researchers one step closer to unraveling devastating disease ANN ARBOR, Mich. — U-M researchers are in the news for their role in identifying a signaling pathway that switches on scleroderma, a rare and sometimes fatal disease that causes skin and other tissue to thicken and has no cure. The findings also identify … [Read More...] about U-M, MSU researchers find “off” switch for scleroderma
Since 2004, the University of Michigan Scleroderma Program, based in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology, has been committed to developing effective therapies for scleroderma and its complications, as well as to research the causes and mechanisms of the disease. The program provides clinical care to patients throughout the … [Read More...] about Inside Michigan Medicine’s Scleroderma Program