Author Archives: Marta Ribeiro

5 Ways You Can Help Raise Awareness of Scleroderma

If you’re a patient, a family member or a friend who wants to do more to help someone suffering from a chronic illness, spreading awareness is one of the greatest gifts you can give. Awareness can mean big changes, including more money for more resources and research into more effective treatments and diagnostic tests. Awareness…

Makeup Tips for Women Living With Scleroderma

In this Facebook video from Scleroderma and Raynaud’s UK, Alex talks viewers through her makeup routine and how she covers her telangiectasia which helps boost her confidence. MORE: Heart changes that can occur in scleroderma patients Alex talks about the importance of using sunscreen or moisturizers with built-in…

Scleroderma Stories: Trish Rainbow-Noack

Trish Rainbow-Noack from New South Wales, Australia, first noticed something was wrong when chunks of skin began peeling off the back of her hands. After visiting her doctor, she was told she had lupus. Other symptoms swiftly followed, including chronic fatigue, the inability to walk far, not being…

#SSc16 Program and Hours

The 4th Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, organized by the World Scleroderma Foundation (WSF), will run Feb. 18–20 at the Lisbon Congress Center in Lisbon, Portugal, and Scleroderma News Today will be there to cover and report on the proceedings Experts with…