It is Scleroderma Atlantic’s objective to provide up to date and relevant information and helpful resources for the scleroderma community.
These resources are of primary interest to those living with scleroderma, caregivers, family members, medical professionals, healthcare students, and those with an interest in scleroderma.
This page features links to a variety of external resources as well as Scleroderma Atlantic resources.
The information and resources included on this page do not constitute medical advice. Always discuss any changes to your treatments or medications with your doctor first.
The David Shea Memorial Patient Support Fund
Scleroderma treatments can often lead to difficult, unexpected expenses for items such as medications, treatments, and travel to appointments. It is recognized that expenses such as these can place a significant burden on scleroderma patients to the point where they opt out of recommended treatments.
To assist with these financial hardships Scleroderma Atlantic has established a patient support program in memory of David Shea.This fund provides financial assistance to individuals living with scleroderma who incur expenses related to the treatment of scleroderma and/or its related symptoms.
95% of those living with scleroderma have experienced Raynaud’s phenomenon. October is Raynaud’s Awareness Month, and we’re spending a full session exploring the disease, symptoms,
At the request of several provincial scleroderma (Scl) associations, I am pleased to provide an overview of recent research carried out under the University of