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The Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation offers information about the disease, helpful contacts, links to our support groups, as well as information about upcoming autoimmune disease events and fundraisers. Support Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) research and those affected by this autoimmune disorder by making a donation today.

What Is Relapsing Polychondritis?

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that can be fatal. The disease affects multiple organs, particularly cartilaginous structures such as the ears, nose, airways and joints as well as eyes, skin, heart valves and brain.

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Patient Information

Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, spouse or significant other, parent or other family member of a patient, we are here to help.

We are a patient-founded and patient-driven 501(c)3 non-profit foundation which strives to raise awareness about RP and educate the public, as well as represent patients to the global medical community and support medical research toward a cure.

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Latest Foundation News

We strive to provide news related to our progress and efforts as a foundation, important updates and accomplishments of our affiliated and partnership organizations as well as pertinent news we believe impacts patients within the autoimmune disease community and beyond. The sharing or posting of any news does not imply an endorsement of related statistics or confirmation of medical research or information.

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Race For RP

Driving Awareness

The Race for RP supports research, awareness programs, and care for those who are affected by relapsing polychondritis (“RP”) and related diseases. Our drivers our passionate about raising awareness for the autoimmune disease community and RP. While our drivers race for RP, our organization is speeding to find a cure. We’re working to facilitate research and studies to help diagnose, prevent and cure Relapsing Polychondritis, and its related diseases. Whether you’re a professional driver, amateur racer, or a weekend warrior passionate about racing, we encourage you to connect with us to discover how you can Race for RP.

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There’s an easy way to support the RP Foundation by doing something so many of us are already doing, shopping on Amazon. Check out this video to learn how, and visit: polychondritis.org for additional information.

When you shop with Amazon Smile, a percentage of your purchase can be donated to the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation to advance important research initiatives needed to improve the quality of life for patients with relapsing polychondritis (RP) and advance a cure for this disease.

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Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis"Congratulations, @Jon Morley, Gavin Ernstone and the entire team behind the No. 61 Road Shagger Racing Simply Vegas Audi RS3, on your P1 WIN in TCR at Sebring International Raceway in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge! #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #IMSA #IMPC #SebringRaceway ... See MoreSee Less

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Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis"It’s race day and round 2 of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge from Sebring International Raceway. Thank you, Race for RP drivers and teams, for driving awareness and accelerating research of relapsing polychondritis (RP) in this highly visible motorsports platform. Tune-in at 2:30pm ET for flag-to-flag coverage on NBC Sports Track Pass. Don’t have NBC Sports Gold Track Pass? Take advantage Michelin’s complimentary subscription offer with promo code: MICHELINIMSA2021. Visit: https://www.nbcsports.com/gold/imsa-offer #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #IMSA #IMPC #SebringRaceway #AudiSport Peregrine Racing Carbahn Autoworks Road Shagger Racing ... See MoreSee Less

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Complimentary subscription offer from Michelin to stream IMSA races via TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold with promo code MICHELINIMSA2021.

Follow and support the Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis" drivers and teams!

Click here to subscribe: www.nbcsports.com/gold/imsa-offerThis is a great way for Race for RP fans to follow all of the IMSA racing action this season, courtesy of Michelin! (Limited quantity available) Take advantage of their complimentary subscription offer to stream IMSA races via TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold with promo code MICHELINIMSA2021. Click here to subscribe: https://www.nbcsports.com/gold/imsa-offer #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #IMSA #IMPC
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4 weeks ago

Complimentary subscription offer from Michelin to stream IMSA races via TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold with promo code MICHELINIMSA2021.

Follow and support the Race for RP - Relapsing Polychondritis drivers and teams!

Click here to subscribe: https://www.nbcsports.com/gold/imsa-offer
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There’s an easy way to support the RP Foundation every time you shop on Amazon, using Amazon Smile.

Check out this video to learn how.

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#RelapsingPolychondritis #RaceforRP #AmazonSmile

There’s an easy way to support the RP Foundation every time you shop on Amazon, using Amazon Smile.

Check out this video to learn how, or visit: https://t.co/13LXg39K9Q for additional information.

Thank you!

#RelapsingPolychondritis #RaceforRP #AmazonSmile

The RP Foundation is pleased to share this article from the @WashingtonPost which chronicles one patient's journey through various symptoms, diagnosis and ultimately treatment to manage her relapsing polychondritis (RP).

Her flaming ears foretold a diagnosis that terrified her

Stuck in traffic, she discovered images on her phone that seemed to match her strange symptoms.

www.washingtonpost.com

Outstanding P1 WIN in TCR for Jon Morley and Gavin Ernstone in the No. 61 @Roadshagger Racing Simply Vegas Audi RS3 TCR in Round 2 of the @IMSA @MichelinRaceUSA Pilot Challenge from @sebringraceway.

Way to go, team!

#RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #IMSA #IMPC

We are just about an hour away from the @IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge second race of 2021!

The #AlanJay120 is live via @_TrackPass and @IMSARadio.

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Dr. @petercgrayson, of the @NIH, on the discovery of an inflammatory disease called VEXAS, which took place during his team’s research of vasculitis and rare rheumatic diseases including relapsing polychondritis (RP).

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Novel, Rare Rheumatic Diseases – Part 2 - Rheumatology Advisor

Peter Grayson, MD, of the NIH tells us the story behind the discovery of the new inflammatory syndrome, VEXAS.

www.rheumatologyadvisor.com

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