Wellness. Support. Awareness.
Committed to enriching the lives of those living with scleroderma
in Atlantic Canada
Providing financial, emotional, motivational, educational, and social support to those living with scleroderma and their caregivers in Atlantic Canada.
Spreading awareness and educating the public about scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, which has no known cause and no known cure.
Engaging with medical professionals, government, and media to advocate for the those living with scleroderma in Atlantic Canada.
Providing education for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care students to increase understanding and awareness of scleroderma.
Supporting research and seeking funding is needed to ensure better treatments are available for those living with scleroderma. Research is essential to finding a cure.
What is scleroderma?
Scleroderma is a rare, progressive, and chronic autoimmune connective tissue disorder that causes excess collagen accumulation. “Sclero” means “hard” and “derma” means “skin”. But hardening skin is just one of many difficult symptoms that people living with scleroderma can experience.
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Join us on Zoom for a casual, friendly get together at 11am. Email [email protected] for the link to join.
We’ll be hosting our Annual General Meeting on this coming Sunday, October 24th.
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