Articles below have been published in our For Kids' Sake newsletter or other publications. Most of the medical articles have been written by our Medical Advisory Board.
We hope the medical articles will be of some use to you. Please tell us what article(s) you would like to see on our website. Thanks!
GERD in Children
My Doctor Doesn't Understand Me!
Stem Cell Transplantation
Lung Involvement in Children
Juvenile Scleroderma Update
Research Challenges of Childhood Scleroderma
The Mind - Body Connection
Alternative Therapies for Juvenile Scleroderma
The Do's and Don'ts of Juvenile Scleroderma
My Child Has Linear Scleroderma en coupe de sabre - What Does This Mean?
Localized Scleroderma: Overview and Treatment Approach
Fight Back With Nutrition
Getting To Know Your Child's Healthcare Team
Chronic Illness and Depression In Children
Teasing: Helping Your Child Cope
Siblings of Children With Chronic Illness
My Child's Skin Won't Heal
Winter Tips for Parents
I'm Taking My Child To An Adult Rheumatologist - Why Should It Make A Difference?
Raynaud Phenomenon And Digital Ulcers In Juvenile Scleroderma
Treatment of Juvenile Scleroderma
Why Would A Child Have Raynaud's?
Finding Dr. Right
Getting Your Child to Take Their Medication
Laboratory Tests in Juvenile Scleroderma
The Importance of Touch: A Guide for Parental Massage
Keeping Children Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
Children with scleroderma: Treating and living with skin ulcers
Behavioral problems: Medication side effects, normal response to chronic illness, or both?
Etiology and Pathogenesis of Scleroderma in children
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For more information on Juvenile Scleroderma, contact:
Juvenile Scleroderma Network, Inc.
1204 W. 13th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
Tel: (310)519-9511 (Pacific Time)
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