VITFriends is proud to announce the receipt of a proclamation from Governor Charles D. Baker and Lt Govenor Karyn E. Polito proclaiming JUNE as Vitiligo Awareness Month.
As a reminder, join VITFriends for a rally on the steps of the MA State Capitol on June 25th at 12:30pm. We are excited for the very first time to share our stories, journeys of struggle and triumph with the people and the leaders of this great state. Bring your lunch, bring your friends and family, bring you signs, saying VITILIGO, etc. and banners of support for this community of people, who for too long have gone unnoticed.
- Which diseases most commonly accompany vitiligo?
According to a 10-year study, vitiligo patients have a statistically significant higher prevalence of other autoimmune conditions and dermatological disorders: hypothyroidism...
- Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...
- Which skin conditions can be mistaken for vitiligo?
Vitiligo is a common skin condition with characteristic milky white patches of irregular shape. However, several other skin conditions exhibit similar symptoms that can lead to ...
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Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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