This booklet contains key information, tips and guidelines to help you better understand scleroderma and its effects. It covers the following topics:
- What is Scleroderma?
- Managing Scleroderma
- Managing Fatigue
- Eating Well
- Dental Care in Scleroderma
- GERD: Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease
- What is Pulmonary Hypertension
- Raynaud’s Phenomenon
- Support Groups
- Preparing for Medical Appointments
This pamphlet is meant to provide information on scleroderma and is not meant to be used as a diagnostic tool or to suggest treatment or medications. Always consult your physician regarding details of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
We would like to thank Dr. Margaret Larché, MBChB, MRCP(UK), PhD for her assistance with this information pamphlet.