Scleroderma Awareness Month

Scleroderma & Raynaud’s UK | World Scleroderma Day

This month (June 2018)  is Scleroderma Awareness month, to help raise awareness of this autoimmune condition.  Scleroderma is a rare, chronic disease of the immune system, blood vessels and connective tissue. 2.5 million people worldwide have scleroderma, and in the UK there are 12,000 people diagnosed.  It is a severe condition and can be fatal.  Scleroderma & Raynaud’s  UK (SRUK) have created a number of resources. #WorldSclerodermaDay is on 29th June. (Source: SRUK

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Image source: WeAreSRUK

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