Demystifying Medicine Video

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease that involves the overproduction of collagen, which results in the hardening, tightening and scarring of skin and internal organs. Several symptoms of scleroderma affect the digestive system, and as such, nutrition is an important component for patients. Although nutritional changes will not treat scleroderma, appropriate diets can reduce associated symptoms and improve quality of life.

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