About Autoimmune Disease

Body Regions Commonly Affected by Autoimmunity

Autoimmune diseases can affect almost any part of your body and can be classified into systemic or organ-specific diseases based on their location. “The key thing is that you can actually test for an autoimmune reaction by looking at serologies in the blood,” said Gabriella Safdieh, an integrative medicine physician.

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Autoimmunity and the Eyes: A Spotlight on Uveitis

Healthy eyes are essential to our well-being. Many with autoimmune conditions are challenged with secondary conditions or co-morbidities that accompany a primary condition. These conditions often contribute to significant health problems. Among the more rare and serious conditions is uveitis, with approximately 30,000 annual new cases.

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Inflammation: A Driving Force of Autoimmune Disease

Major questions remain as to exactly how the immune cells and molecules that promote inflammation contribute to the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Could a more precise understanding of the inflammatory mechanisms behind the broad range of autoimmune conditions pave the way for better therapies?

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