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Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre

Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre (ARRC) is a NFP charity established in 1989, to provide people living with systemic and organ specific autoimmune illnesses education and support services as well as access to research.

ARRC is governed by a management advisory committee consisting of members from relevant medical specialties along with community patient and business management representatives.

ARRC services aim to reduce the impact and disease burden of illness by educating patients, carers, family and the general community on autoimmune illness, promoting healthy lifestyles and better self-management choices. In addition, the Centre maintains an active research arm to improve understanding of autoimmune illness, its diagnosis and management. Education programs are designed to improve overall health, quality of life and life potential whilst maintaining a balance between illness understanding, medical treatments and self-management.

ARRC offers a wide range of educational resource materials and recorded education seminars www.autoimmune.org.au Our MOTTO is “No-one is immune to autoimmunity” as 1 in 20 people live with autoimmune illness the 3rd most common chronic disease group. The VISION of ARRC is to provide a world-best-practice Centre to support people who experience chronic autoimmune disease to live well with illness.

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Medication

This Information Sheet is about some of the common medications (drugs) used to treat autoimmune illness.

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Autoimmune illness: What is Autoimmune illness?

Our body uses the immune system to protect itself from harmful things such as bacteria & viruses. This system has lots of different parts which work together to keep out damaging germs, & to attack & destroy any which manage to get inside your body.

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Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) or simply “lupus” is a condition that can cause inflammation in many parts of the body.

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Alopecia

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease, chronic in nature, with a pattern of relapsing immune-mediated inflammation of the hair follicles.

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Scleroderma - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: Scleroderma brochure Scleroderma Looking after your Hands Muscles & Joints Scleroderma Scleroderma Hand Exercises Scleroderma Mouth Exercises Scleroderma Swallowing Difficulties CREST Dealing with Bladder & Bowel Dental Brochure Eating Well Nutritional Needs for Scleroderma Travelling with Scleroderma Hospital Checklist Hospital Care Plan For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: Patient Overview PAH Managing PAH For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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Other Autoimmune Illnesses - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: Uveitis Brochure Fibromyalgia Brochure Juvenile Dermatomyositis Myasthenia Gravis Polymyalgia Rheumatica Thyroid Graves Thyroid Hashimotos Uveitis Vasculitis For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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Lupus - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: LupusBrochure Lupus_Nervous_System Discoid Lupus SLE Joint Protection in Lupus Patient Perceptions Cutaneous Lupus Muscles & Joints SLE Chemical Exposure Flare Events Summary EDOLF discussion and conclusions Lupus_ARABIC Lupus_CHINESE Lupus_VIETNAMESE For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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General Health Information - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: Autoimmune brochure Autoimmune illness Mandarin Medication brochure Medication_ARABIC Medication_CHINESE Medication_VIETNAMESE Breathing for Relaxation ARRC Membership Brochure Coping with Fatigue Dry skin a burden for all Managing the Steroid Diet Posture Pain Relief Exercise Coping with stress Life Wish Planning ARRC Guide for reducing difficulties in drawing blood Brochure Order Sheet For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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Raynauds Phenomenon - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click below: raynauds_brochure Raynauds Handy Hints Raynauds Phenomenon For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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