Tuesday 7th January 2020

Skin care and topical treatments for common symptoms of scleroderma

For patients with scleroderma and Raynaud’s, the winter season can be tricky to navigate with dry and sensitive skin. When the cold weather starts to ravage joints, skin and more, maintaining a high quality of life is important for keeping us grounded!

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Thursday 2nd January 2020

Round-up of the year's top SRUK News stories

To close out the decade, we shared our 19 most popular stories from 2019, building up to our most read piece of the year.

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Thursday 12th December 2019

Get ready for Raynaud’s Awareness Month - February 2020

Our 2019 Raynaud’s Awareness Month in February was a great success, with over 25,000 people taking our online Raynaud’s test. We want to do even better in 2020 and we need your help.

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Monday 9th December 2019

Thank you for taking part in our patient survey

Back in May 2019, we asked you to take part in a survey to help us understand how we can better serve our community of people living with scleroderma and Raynaud’s. We'd like to thank over 1,000 of you for completing the survey.

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Wednesday 4th December 2019

How scleroderma and Raynaud’s impact quality of life

To give you a little insight into how scleroderma and Raynaud's can impact a person’s quality of life, we asked a few of our community members to share their experiences.

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Wednesday 27th November 2019

Nutrition and exercise for chronic conditions

Many things can impact the quality of a person’s life, especially if you are living with a long-term chronic condition like scleroderma or Raynaud’s phenomenon. There are many ways to help manage the conditions, including better nutrition and exercise.

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Thursday 21st November 2019

Early Detection: A history of funding from SRUK

SRUK has long recognised that detecting the conditions earlier is key to ensuring that people live longer and better lives, which is why we fund studies to improve our understanding of the early warning signs of the conditions.

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Tuesday 19th November 2019

Quality of Life: A history of funding from SRUK

Here, we highlight some examples of research projects that have been funded by SRUK in the past which focus on improving quality of life for patients.

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Tuesday 5th November 2019

Research into gut involvement in systemic sclerosis

Dr Tracey Frech, the director of the systemic sclerosis (SSc) clinic at the University of Utah, and Salt Lake Veterans Affair Medical Centre, focussed her talk at the Cambridge conference on gut involvement in systemic sclerosis and the importance of research in this subject area.

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Wednesday 30th October 2019

Latest news from clinical trials of scleroderma treatments

The theme of Dr Voon Ong’s talk at SRUK’s Cambridge Conference in July was clinical trials in the field of emerging therapies, providing an overview of the latest news from recently completed clinical studies and of ongoing studies that show significant promise.

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