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eLetter #628 | October 16, 2015  

Tips for Scleroderma Self Management

Dr. Alan Tyndall, a professor and head of the Department of Rheumatology at University of Basel in Switzerland authored this article about tips for scleroderma self management for our friends at the Federation of European Scleroderma Associations (FESCA).

Learn more about how core body temperature, regular movement and exercise, and good nutrition can help you fight scleroderma.

Read more about scleroderma self management from FESCA's website >>

Video: Muscle Disease in Systemic Sclerosis

Video: Muscle in Systemic Sclerosis

Dr. Lorinda Chung reviews symptoms and clinical presentations of muscle disease in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), tests to diagnose and monitor muscle disease and also treatment modalities for muscle disease in SSc. This session was presented at the 2015 National Patient Education Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

View the entire session now >>

Photos from the National Conference Now Available

Conference Photo GalleryWe've recently added several galleries of photos from the National Conference in Nashville last July. Feel free to share and download the photos with family and friends!

We'd also like to extend our gratitude for this year's photography courtesy of Robb Cohen Photography

Check them out on our website!

Rebuilding a Career After Amputation

Marty Davis StoryLast week we shared resources for amputees from Amputee Coalition. This week, we'd like to share with you two videos from the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program.

In the videos, meet Robert Escalera and Marty Davis. Two amputees who had to leave the workforce and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) but were determined to return to work.

Learn more about Robert and Marty's stories now, and find out about the Ticket to Work Program.

Webinar: Reducing Your Health Care Costs with NeedyMeds

needymeds logo.jpgNeedyMeds will be hosting an overview webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Oct. 22.

This webinar will provide an overview of patient assistance resources found on the NeedyMeds website. Learn how to save money on your prescription medications and other health care costs.

Additional sessions will be held on Nov. 18 and Dec. 18.

Register for the webinar on Oct. 22 now >>

Learn more about NeedyMeds resources >>

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Disclaimer: The Scleroderma Foundation in no way endorses any drugs, treatments, clinical trials, or studies reported in the eLetter. Information is provided to keep the readers informed. Because the manifestations and severity of scleroderma vary among individuals, personalized medical management is essential. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that all drugs and treatments be discussed with the reader’s physician(s) for proper evaluation and treatment.

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