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Frequently Asked Questions.

page 1 F requently A sked q uestions U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.womenshealth.gov 1-800-994-9662 TDD: 1-888-220-5446 Autoimmune Diseases: Overview Q: What are autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune Disease chapter - The Healthy Woman

Autoimmune Diseases 83 Autoimmune Diseases If you have an autoimmune (aw-toh-ih-MYOON) disease, your experience may have been frustrating and confusing.

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Autoimmune Hepatitis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Autoimmune liver occurs when the body reacts inappropriately to its own cellular components and includes with autoimmune hepatitis such as plasma cells (see inset for closer view of plasma cells) . cirrhosis ...

Provides information about the triggers, symptoms, diagnosis ...

Provides information about the triggers, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and complications of autoimmune hepatitis. Includes a list of additional resources.

Use of Antimalarials in Lupus

Revised 10/2/03 Use of Antimalarials in Lupus Westley H. Reeves, M.D. Attending Rheumatologist, Shands Hospital Co-Director Center for Autoimmune Disease Marcia Whitney Schott Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, University of Florida Antimalarial drugs are ...

The Cost Burden of Autoimmune

2011. American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) National Coalition of Autoimmune Patient Groups (NCAPG) The Cost Burden of Autoimmune Disease: The Latest Front in the War on Healthcare Spending

080201 Autoimmune Diseases

Review Articles Advances in Immunology I AN R. M ACKAY, M.D., AND F RED S. R OSEN, M.D., Editors 340 · N Engl J Med, Vol. 345, No. 5 · August 2, 2001 · www.nejm.org The New England Journal of Medicine A UTOIMMUNE D ISEASES A NNE D AVIDSON, M.B., B.S., AND B ETTY D IAMOND, M.D.


AUTOIMMUNE TECHNOLOGIES TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN $3.8 MILLION NIH BIODEFENSE CHALLENGE GRANT RESEARCH Diagnostic tools for bioterror threat agents to be developed by consortium including two New Orleans organizations NEW ORLEANS, November 9, 2005 - Autoimmune Technologies, LLC, a New Orleans ...

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Common Liver Tests • Hepatocellular Damage - AST, ALT • Can be elevated in patients with myopathy • Cholestasis - Bilirubin, GGTP, serum bile acids - Alkaline phosphatase (not helpful in children) • Note: benign elevation of alkaline phosphatase • Liver function tests - PT, INR ...

Natural Help for Autoimmune Disease

What is Autoimmune Disease? The immune system normally protects the body from infections and disease brought about by bacteria, viruses, germs, or abnormal body cells.