Walnut, California (United States)
Scleroderma Stories Issue 5
Please introduce yourself
I’m from Walnut, California, and I am currently attending UC Riverside (UCR). I am on disability and still recovering from a bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant due to my scleroderma.
Could you please share what led to your diagnosis?
Were you aware of scleroderma when you were diagnosed?
What medications or treatments have you tried?
Could you please tell us more about your educational and work journey?
How have your symptoms changed since your diagnosis and transplant?
What challenges have you faced recently?
Could you please tell us about your life as a student?
Could you tell us more about knitting and your other hobbies?
Has your family been a strong support system for you through your journey?
How has your outlook on life evolved following your diagnosis?
Can you talk about your journey of empowering others through “Under the Hood”?
Have you been able to connect with other patients?
What advice do you have for people with scleroderma or other chronic illnesses?
What advice do you have for those with scleroderma or other chronic illnesses?
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