Autoimmune Life Blog

Community and news about autoimmune diseases, allergies and more.

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November 1, 2013

New Arthritis Drugs Provide More Options

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and inflammation. It can lead to substantial loss of mobility and decreased quality of life for the 1.3 million Americans suffering from the condition.

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Annie Shultz
October 1, 2013

Free of Managing Type 1 Diabetes For a Day

Annie Shultz is determined that history won’t repeat itself. Her father, Richard Shultz, was diagnosed at age 19 with type 1 diabetes. Annie watched her father struggle with complications her entire life.

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September 8, 2013

A Champion of Research: Gaylia Meitzen

Gaylia Meitzen lived her life with joy and courage. Though she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 16, she enthusiastically took up fishing, boating, golfing and traveling, and she even climbed Mount Rainier.

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