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Local Resources

Clinical Trials

Are you interested in participating in a scleroderma clinical trial? The University of Michigan is currently recruiting patients for skin, digital ulcer, lung fibrosis and joint contracture studies.

Email ssc_coordinator@umich.edu with any general questions.

See if clinical trials are right for you.

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Step Therapy Scams

In a tactic called step therapy, insurance companies are scamming patients out of money, targeted medication and treatment. Our chapter supports Let MI Doctors Decide, an initiative to combat this illegal and unjust practice. Learn more about the cause and how you can protect yourself from scammers.

Help is here.

Need to find a treatment center? Want to discuss a problem online? You can do that and more here. Check out the resources below for help.

Resource Guides

Taking Charge of Systemic Sclerosis (TOSS): An Internet Self-Management Program for Scleroderma.

Register today to gain skills and confidence to manage Systemic Sclerosis symptoms, as well as strategies to advocate for yourself. Peer Mentors from the program will empower you to take control of your life and your healthcare.

Learn more and sign up at: https://www.uofmhealth.org/conditions-treatments/scleroderma-program

Healthy Living Tips


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Nutritional Tips

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Mental Health Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Purchase your copy of 'Hope Through the Darkness' to learn how to stay optimistic and in control of your life.

For additional resources from our friends in Australia, visit https://www.sclerodermaaustralia.com.au/publications/.