T1D Exchange: Helping Patients and Researchers Collaborate Toward a Cure

Type 1 diabetes is a significant global problem, with 35 million people affected worldwide. In the United States, there are 2 million T1D patients, accounting for $14 billion in healthcare costs and lost income. Despite decades of research, there are…

Hope for the Future of Autoimmune Diseases

How would you feel if, after years of searching for a diagnosis, you finally found out you have an autoimmune disease? Not only that, you realized that your doctors will have to experiment on you to find the right treatment?…

Why Has Big Data Forgotten Autoimmune Diseases?

What are Autoimmune Diseases? Over 50 million American’s suffer from autoimmune diseases, making it the third most common disease, after heart disease and cancer.  There are over 80 types of autoimmune disorders targeting women 75% of the time, as the graph above shows. Autoimmune Diseases…

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