Awareness-Raising on Steroids: Rheumatologists and Researchers in Illinois Help Make a One-in-a-Million Disease, Relapsing Polychondritis, the State’s Top Google Search

Awareness is a goal for most disease-focused organizations, but is especially crucial for the Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation (RPASF), which highlights a difficult-to-diagnose autoimmune disease that reportedly affects less than…

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Primary Care Physicians Now Have Resources to Diagnose a Rare Autoimmune Disease: Relapsing Polychondritis

A primary care physician sees a patient with unexplainable symptoms: a combination of general malaise, low grade fever, redness and pain on the eyes, inflammation and pain in the ear,…

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Flying the Checkered Flag for Autoimmune Disease Awareness, Kyle Marcelli Races to Mid-Ohio after Back-to-Back Victories in 2018

On May 3, Kyle Marcelli will return to Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course after last year’s “Cinderella story,” back-to-back IMSA victories. During the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race in 2018, Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy overcame a…

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Kyle Marcelli Wins AARDA Champion Award for his Drive to Eradicate Autoimmune Diseases

On May 11, race car driver Kyle Marcelli will be honored for his advocacy work with the Champion Award from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). At the organization’s…

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Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Health Network Centralizes All Care for Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune diseases require a uniquely holistic plan of attack. If you have relapsing polychondritis or “RP”, there’s a 30% chance that you have an additional autoimmune disorder. Given RP affects…

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The 4th Los Angeles Autoimmune Walk

The 4th annual Los Angeles Autoimmune Walk will be taking place on Saturday, November 17th at 11am.   The date is fast approaching and we need you to help reach our…

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Relapsing Polychondritis Researcher Dr. Marcela A. Ferrada is Slated to Receive a Distinguished Fellow Award From the American College of Rheumatology

New York, NY – October 5th, 2018 – RPASF and Race for RP extended their congratulations to Marcela A. Ferrada, MD for her Distinguished Fellow Award from the American College…

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Community Health Event at Allegheny Health Network’s Autoimmunity Institute to Shine Light on Relapsing Polychondritis

Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation Inc. (RPASF) and Race for RP encourage the community to attend this event at Allegheny Health Network (AHN) in Pittsburgh featuring the nation’s foremost authorities…

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PV Concours 2018: Relapsing Polychondritis Teams Drive Awareness at 25th Annual Car and Airplane Exhibition

Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation Inc. (RPASF) is pleased to join the Race for RP, a platinum sponsor for the upcoming PV Concours, to increase awareness about relapsing polychondritis,…

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Team RPASF Has a Successful Outing at the New York Autoimmune Walk

The New York Autoimmune Walk was a big success for team RPASF.  We had a wonderful time joining together with other teams and individual for a common goal to raise…

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