Oaklawn Coronavirus Hotline (269) 789-7614
For the latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) & our visiting policy click here
Rheumatoid arthritis: Inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues
Systemic lupus erythematosus: affects skin, joints, kidneys, brain and other organs
Celiac sprue disease: a reaction to gluten (commonly found in rye, wheat and barley). The reaction causes damage to the lining of the small intestine
Scelroderma: Connective tissue disease causing changes in blood vessels, muscles, internal organs and skin.
Psoriasis: condition which causes silver-white flaky patches on the skin
Reactive arthritis: Inflammation of joints, eyes and urethra. May cause sores to develop on skin and mucous membranes.
Inflammatory bowel disease: a group of diseases characterized by inflammation of the colon and small intestine.
Thyroid gland disease: including Hashimoto’s (inflammation of the thyroid gland) and Graves’ disease (overactive thyroid gland)
There are many types of autoimmune disease and many symptoms. Symptoms are worse when the patient is experiencing a flare-up of the disease.
Autoimmune diseases affect organs and tissue, most commonly
Autoimmune diseases are chronic and have no cure. Treatment generally focuses on relieving or lessening the symptoms such as