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Raynaud's Phenomenon (cont.)

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Organizations

Vascular Disease Foundation
1075 South Yukon
Suite 320
Lakewood, CO 80226
Phone: 1-888-833-4463
Web Address: www.vdf.org

The Vascular Disease Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides information and support for patients and their families about vascular diseases. This organization also provides public education through its press releases, Web site, and printed materials.


Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 7669
Atlanta, GA 30357
Phone: 1-800-283-7800
Web Address: www.arthritis.org

The Arthritis Foundation provides grants to help find a cure, prevention methods, and better treatment options for arthritis. It also provides a large number of community-based services nationwide to make living with arthritis easier, including self-help courses; water- and land-based exercise classes; support groups; home study groups; instructional videotapes; public forums; free educational brochures and booklets; the national, bimonthly consumer magazine Arthritis Today; and continuing education courses and publications for health professionals.


National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
Fax: (240) 629-3246
TDD: (240) 629-3255
Email: nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
Web Address: www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) information center offers information and publications about preventing and treating:


National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone: 1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free
Phone: (301) 495-4484
Fax: (301) 718-6366
TDD: (301) 565-2966
Email: niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov
Web Address: www.niams.nih.gov

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public and health professionals by providing information, locating other information sources, and participating in a national federal database of health information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of scientists to carry out this research.

The NIAMS website provides health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information packages about diseases.


Scleroderma Foundation
300 Rosewood Drive
Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 1-800-722-HOPE (1-800-722-4673)
(978) 463-5843
Fax: (978) 463-5809
Email: sfinfo@scleroderma.org
Web Address: www.scleroderma.org

The Scleroderma Foundation's mission is threefold: support, education, and research. The foundation aims to help patients and their families cope with scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information. It promotes public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns. The foundation also stimulates and supports research to improve treatment and ultimately find the cause of and cure for scleroderma and related diseases.


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