American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association
Information and Support
22100 Gratiot Ave, Eastpointe, MI, 48021-2227
Distance: 42 Miles
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A national non-profit helping autoimmune patients and their families find resources and linking people to services.
Shares educational information, public awareness and research, including:
* Disease fact sheets
* Diagnosis tips
* Women and autoimmunity
* Coping tools
* Free online educational modules
* Quarterly InFocus Newsletter and email subscription
* National awareness campaign
* Physician conferences and public seminars
* Research reports
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A common chronic disease of the skin consisting of red elevated areas on the skin which coalesce to form plaques with distinct borders. As the disease progresses and if it is untreated, a silvery, yellow-white scale develops. New lesions tend to appear at sites of trauma; they may appear in any location but frequently are on the scalp, knees, elbows, umbilicus and genitalia.
YF-3000.3495Hashimoto's Disease Definition
An autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the thyroid gland causing damage to thyroid cells and upsetting the balance of chemical reactions in the body. The inflammation caused by the disease often leads to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism).
YF-3000.4960Meniere's Disease Definition
A recurrent and usually progressive group of symptoms which include progressive deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and a sensation of pressure in the ears.
An acute or chronic and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease most frequently seen in adults that is characterized by the occurrence of successive crops of large blisters which appear suddenly on apparently normal skin and disappear leaving pigmented spots.
YF-3000.7860Sjogren's Syndrome Definition
A chronic, slowly progressive autoimmune disorder that is characterized by dryness of the eyes and mouth, and recurrent salivary gland enlargement. The disease may be seen alone or in association with other autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosis or scleroderma.