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Help raise awareness of scleroderma by telling your story
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 19,000 people diagnosed.Scleroderma is an autoimmune condition. This means that the immune system becomes overactive and attacks healthy tissue in the body. For many affected people, this is a severe, life-changing condition that may prove fatal.
Mary is a member of our community who shares her story of living with systemic sclerosis in the following video. If you would like any further information or support, please contact us or call our free helpline on 0800 311 2756.