Category: Living with Sarcoidosis

Understanding Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Understanding Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Cardiac sarcoidosis is diagnosed in 2-5% of patients with systemic sarcoidosis. However, some reports are showing that the incidence of cardiac sarcoidosis in the US may be as high as 20-30% in sarcoidosis patients.
For the patients who go undiagnosed, the repercussions can sometimes be fatal. Wendy Ullmer, a 36-year-old from Wisconsin was unfortunately one of those cases, leaving her husband and their four young boys devastated by her loss. Read her story and learn the signs and symptoms that indicate you should talk to you doctor about screening for cardiac involvement.

3 Tips for Coping When You’re Chronically Ill

3 Tips for Coping When You’re Chronically Ill

Written by Margot Hahn Communications Intern Anyone grappling with a chronic illness understands how emotionally, physically, and mentally draining life can be. In between running around to multiple doctor appointments, experimenting with various medications, or...