American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Health

Location: 22100 Gratiot Ave. Eastpointe MI 48021 USA

Mission: The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner.
Programs: AARDA has achieved many important advances in the cause of collaboration in the research, diagnosis, treatment and sharing of information about autoimmunity. AARDA hosts national programs for patient education and the organization of scientific symposia. A key objective is to establish multidisciplinary diagnostic triage clinics at NIH funded Centers of Excellence. These clinics will help eliminate one of the biggest obstacles patients face -- lack of early diagnosis. AARDA affected legislation to establish an autoimmune coordinating committee at NIH and is actively working toward the passage of a bill for prevention and awareness of autoimmune diseases.

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10 people found this review helpful

The AARDA is a org that helps people by giving them information about AI diseases. They are also involved in reaching the medical profession to spread info, increase awearness and help get laws passed to aid in funding and research. There are over 50 million suffers of Autoimmune diseases, the AARDA website gives lots of info and a place to talk with others who have AI problems. Six years ago when I found out I have an AI disease, the AARDA help me accept my disease and lead me to understand my disease better. I don't know what I would have done if I had not found this wonderful organization. Thank you all who work and support the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have received in the mail free information related to my disease and about auto immune disease in general. The AARDA has a wonderful formum that has help me connect with other AI suffers along with supplying me with lots of information.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to change this org by given them funding / aid so they can help more people.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Everything - they are wonderful

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Friendly, helpful and knowledgable

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Help many, many people by aiding in the area of research and education

Ways to make it better...

nothing could make it better

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding

One thing I'd also say is that...

Everyone knows someone with an autoimmune disease - tell them to go to www.aarda.org

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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