March 26, 2020

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month: Common Threads For Us All

The month has flown by — and with it, Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month is coming to a close, as winter turns to spring. I love that […]
March 25, 2020

Self Care For Autoimmune Moms: Walking the Gold-Lined Path

At least once or twice a year, I go to Rocky Mountain National Park to feed my soul – the photo below is one that I […]
March 23, 2020
COVID-19 & Autoimmune Disease

COVID-19 & Autoimmune Disease

As news of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 changes by the hour, one fact remains constant:  each of us needs to be informed about this public health […]
March 22, 2020

Patients Deserve Better

In late January, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed a draft rule that would expressly allow insurance plans to exclude drug manufacturer copay assistance […]
March 21, 2020

Autoimmune Disease Awareness: A Timely, National Priority

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month (ADAM) is our time to speak up to increase understanding of the prevalence, impact, challenge, and opportunity facing an estimated 50 million […]
March 20, 2020

Be an Advocate for Yourself

As the world adjusts to a new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for people living with autoimmune disease to be […]
March 19, 2020

INSIGHT: Conversations with Thought Leaders

Throughout March in conjunction with Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month – ADAM — AARDA is stepping up its efforts to further illustrate the understanding of the prevalence, […]
March 17, 2020
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One Lucky Autoimmune Mom: Strength, Courage & Laughter

“Sometimes I worry that my disease will taint their childhoods. Then I think of what my scleroderma can teach them.” Playing games on the floor, bicycle […]
March 16, 2020

Advocate for Access: Support the Safe Step Act

Treatment decisions should always be made by patients and trusted health care professionals, not insurance companies or pharmacy benefit managers. It’s time to return the decision-making […]
March 16, 2020

Your Voice Matters!

During March — Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month, “ADAM” – we are raising awareness about a harmful practice that hurts millions of Americans each and every day, […]
March 10, 2020

Be an Advocate for Autoimmune Disease Research

Among the challenges facing the autoimmune disease community, is the lack of funding to research this category of disease. Autoimmune disease is difficult to diagnose, many […]
March 8, 2020

Advice for Autoimmune Moms + Research Update from the Johns Hopkins Autoimmune Disease Research Center

In my autoimmune research over the years, I’ve come across Dr. Noel Rose’s name many times.  Dr. Rose is a MD and PhD, and the Director […]
March 6, 2020
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We Are Not Hypochondriacs! A Call For Autoimmune Voices

My story is no different from most of us in the AutoimmuneMom community.  After I was diagnosed with pleva, a rare autoimmune skin condition and Hashimoto’s […]
March 4, 2020

A Walk for ADAM

Every year during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month (ADAM), AARDA hosts events, and leads projects and initiatives, to focus the national attention on autoimmune disease and its […]
February 27, 2020
Be an ADAM advocate

ADAM 2020

Be an ADAM advocate because your health matters. AARDA is once again honored to be leading ADAM, or autoimmune disease awareness month. At the core of […]