Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter

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Tag Archives: nutrition

Leg “Cramping” Your Style? Ask the Dietician.

At the Patient Education Conference held at Northwestern University in Chicago on October 15, 2016, Registered Dietitian Beth Doerfler answered patient questions regarding nutrition and scleroderma. If you have any … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

How I Turned My Life Around by Not Letting Scleroderma Define Me

Kelly Kohls has battled scleroderma for the past 13 years and is dedicated to learning how to more effectively deal with the hardships and struggles that accompany the disease. Over … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Gaining Weight with Scleroderma

Q: My doctor wants me to gain weight but Ensure and Boost give me diarrhea. How else can I add calories? A: Gaining weight can be difficult for patients, especially … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eating Healthy with Scleroderma

Healthy eating can be difficult sometimes, but we all know it can be beneficial for your health. There are foods that can be included or excluded from your diet that … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment