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Learn about scleroderma

by jmaloni
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:00 am

The Scleroderma Foundation/Tri-State Chapter and the Buffalo Scleroderma Support Group will hold a free public educational forum at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

Featured will be Dr. Dinesh Khanna of the University of Michigan, speaking on "Digestive System Issues in Scleroderma," and Lisa Jewett of Jewish General Hospital, speaking on "The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network: Internet-based Management of Body Image Distress."

Scleroderma is a chronic, often progressive, autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own body. Find more information at www.SclerodermaTriState.org.

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