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Scleroderma

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disorder involving the connective tissue in your body. Scleroderma affects all races and can be found worldwide . Approximately 1 out of every 1,000 people in the US have some form of scleroderma. It affects women four times more often than men and is more common in African Americans …

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What are autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune disorders occur when there is a malfunction in our body’s immune system. At the center of our immune system are cells whose specific job is to recognize the “good guys” or healthy tissue/cells, and the “bad guys” the invaders. When one of these cells malfunctions it is unable to tell the difference between healthy tissue and invaders…

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