Registration is Open for the National Patient Education Conference
The 18th annual National Patient Education Conference offers educational and networking opportunities for people living with scleroderma, their caregivers, family members and friends. We also offer a kids program at the conference that is open to younger patients, their siblings or even the child of an adult patient. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana from Friday, July 29, to Sunday, July 31, 2016!
Even though there is no cure for autoimmune diseases like scleroderma, many of the symptoms can be treated to help manage the disease. Preventing skin breakdown is very important since skin for people with scleroderma may be slow to heal.
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.
The Scleroderma Foundation is a qualified national nonprofit operating under 501(c)(3) status. The foundation’s federal tax identification number is 52-1375827. Our primary goal is to raise funds for our three-fold mission of support, education and research. The foundation has 20 active chapters and 160 support groups across the country.