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The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association is national organization dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through research, education, public awareness, and patient services in an effective, ethical, and efficient manner. Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from over 100 autoimmune diseases, and 75 percent of those affected are women. Autoimmunity is the result of a misdirected immune system which mistakenly attacks one's own body, causing diseases such as lupus, scleroderma, Graves' disease, ITP, autoimmune hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile diabetes, autoimmune thyroid disease, and Crohn's disease.
More than 1.5 million Americans and millions more worldwide suffer from lupus—a disease for which there is no known cause, few medicines, and no cure.
Finally now, after decades of little action, things are happening. The community is seeing unprecedented interest from biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies that translates into dozens of companies interested in lupus and even more trials for lupus patients.
American Social Health Association
The American Social Health Association is a resource dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities with an emphasis on sexual health and a focus on preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
Asthma and Allergy Resources - American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Run by The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), an asthma and allergy resource to identify triggers, find possible treatments, and locate a certified allergist.
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Disease Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to providing services and support regarding celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis, through programs of awareness, education, advocacy and research.
CFIDS Association for America
The CFIDS Association of America is the largest and most active charitable organization dedicated to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS).
Immunization Action Coalition
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.