Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter

Information and inspiration for scleroderma patients and caregivers. Serving people in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.

Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Scleroderma Interstitial Lung Diseases – What They Are and What’s New

Dr. Dean Schraufnagel, University of Illinois at Chicago, presents a lecture on lung diseases associated with scleroderma. Advertisements

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fat Transfer to the Upper and Lower Extremities in Patients with Raynaud Phenomenon

Dr. Zachary, University of Chicago Medical Center, explains a new procedure that takes fat from the abdomen and grafts it into areas on the hands and feet, near the fingers … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Cathy Crego, Support Group Leader

In this post, we highlight Cathy Crego as one of our amazing support group leaders! Read on and learn more about her and her support group. If you aren’t yet … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Message of Hope by Ammie L. Peters

Being diagnosed with a rare blood disorder at the age of 24, I faced more than most will face in an entire lifetime. I stared death in the face multiple … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Edie Northfield, Support Group Leader

Have you thought about joining a support group? Curious about who the leaders are? We sat down with a few of the group leaders and asked them some questions to gain … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fun Smoothie Recipes

Nutrition is a key component in healthy daily living. For people living with scleroderma it is especially important to include foods containing anti-oxidants and protein. Anti-oxidants have anti-inflammatory and pain … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: National Patient Education Conference July 25-27

  Join others from the scleroderma community this summer in Anaheim, CA for the Scleroderma Foundation’s National Patient Education Conference- July 25-27, 2014. View this video to learn more and … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment