Scleroderma Foundation New England
What is Scleroderma?
Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease.
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Chapter Support Group Meetings
Find a support group in your area or connect with others by phone.Support groups are a great way to share information and provide encouragement to one another. Looking to start a new support group? Contact us!
Share Your Support on Inspire!
Looking for online support? Join the Scleroderma Foundation Community on Inspire.com and share support regarding all aspects of living with scleroderma. It's free to sign up and create a profile.
Read About What's Going On
Check out articles and past editions of our newsletter, The New England BEACON, for information on research, SFNE activity updates, event information and more.
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The MISSION of the Chapter is to help constituents make contact with each other through support groups, newsletters, and meetings;
To EDUCATE and INFORM the public about scleroderma, what it is, and its consequences through a central base;
To PROMOTE and raise funds for medical research seeking the cause of and cure for scleroderma.
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