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POSTPONED: Team KISS 5K

POSTPONED: Team KISS 5K

FSR is announcing the postponement of the Team KISS 5K – both San Diego and Virtual Walk – that were planned for April 18, 2020. The Team KISS 5K, initially scheduled to take place April 18, 2020 in San Diego and virtually, has been postponed. The event...
How One Sarcoidosis Warrior is Making a Huge Difference

How One Sarcoidosis Warrior is Making a Huge Difference

To create lasting change, there needs to be a movement. Movements are started by passionate, hardworking individuals who selflessly dedicate their time and energy to a cause they believe in. Luckily for us, FSR is surrounded by amazing individuals like these. Our...
#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...
Shopping online? Use AmazonSmile to support FSR!

Shopping online? Use AmazonSmile to support FSR!

Did you know you can support FSR’s mission through your Amazon purchases? Make an impact on sarcoidosis research at no extra cost to you by purchasing your favorite Amazon items through AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same...
How Can Stress Affect Sarcoidosis?

How Can Stress Affect Sarcoidosis?

Having a chronic illness is stressful. The frequent doctor’s appointments, the constant pain and fatigue, the looming fear of what turn the disease may take next. It’s hard to take your mind off of your illness long enough to relax. You may find that stress makes your...
News Anchor Opens Up About Sarcoidosis On-Air

News Anchor Opens Up About Sarcoidosis On-Air

WSLS 10 news anchor John Carlin has been fighting the symptoms of neurosarcoidosis since 2015. An avid cycler, Carlin has shared parts of his journey with sarcoidosis on his blog, Carlin the Cyclist and on FSR’s blog with his post Rough Roads: Cycling with...