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Real life stories

Living with rare autoinflammatory diseases can be different for everyone. We have invited patients and their families to share their experiences of living with these conditions. Watch the videos below to find out more.

 
“I’m Rare”

Young people with rare autoinflammatory conditions share what it’s like living with a rare disease. Listen to them talk with their families about daily life, the emotional impact of their condition and the dreams they have for the future. Find out what being rare means to them.

I am Rare!

Young people affected by rare autoinflammatory conditions are unique, and not only because they have a #RareDisease. Watch this video to hear families talk about what being rare means to them: http://www.periodicfevers.com/lifestyle/real-life-stories/ #RareDiseaseDay #ShowYourRare

Posted by Periodic Fevers on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

 

Living with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

"There were 7 years of hard work, torture and all that. And now we thank God because we have a normal life." Watch Jose Jesus Lucas, and his wife Lucero Marin, describe the ups and downs of their son’s journey with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

A minute change in DNA can have big impact

Here’s our current understanding of the science behind the tiny DNA change(s) that lead to rare periodic fevers.

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February 2016 - GLDEIM/ACZ885/0059