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#ShowYourStripes on Rare Disease Day!

#ShowYourStripes on Rare Disease Day!

This year, Rare Disease Day falls on February 29th, the rarest day of the year. Rare Disease Day is meant to raise awareness about diseases like sarcoidosis, which affect less than 200,000 people in the US. Most people who are not affected by sarcoidosis have never...
FSR is celebrating our 20th anniversary!

FSR is celebrating our 20th anniversary!

This year marks FSR’s 20th anniversary and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate! Back in 2000, husband-and-wife duo Andrea and Reading Wilson started the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research after Andrea was diagnosed with sarcoidosis. They were frustrated at the...
Online Support at Your Fingertips: Inspire Introduces an App!

Online Support at Your Fingertips: Inspire Introduces an App!

Since sarcoidosis is a rare disease, it can be hard for patients to find a support system who understands what they are going through. For that reason, FSR started a Stop Sarcoidosis support group on Inspire, a health and wellness-focused online community. Patients...
Advancing how we Diagnose and Treat Sarcoidosis

Advancing how we Diagnose and Treat Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is difficult to treat for many reasons. Mainly, there is not one clear way to treat sarcoidosis because it manifests in many forms and the cause is unknown. For this reason, there are also many ways to diagnose sarcoidosis, making it a diagnosis of...