An autoimmune disease is a type of chronic disease where the body attacks its own healthy cells. There are many types of autoimmune diseases and some common ones are:
Common symptoms with lupus or scleroderma include:
People can often manage diabetes with help from a health care team. But some people have serious health problems because of diabetes. These include:
Not all autoimmune diseases cause chronic health problems. But many do, and people can live a long time with an autoimmune disease. When a person has chronic symptoms, palliative care can give extra support. Palliative and end-of-life care can help to:
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