Myositis Awareness T-shirts!!!

Our Myositis Awareness T-shirts are ready for sale!!! $15 for one, $25 for two. Adult M, L, XL or message us for other sizes (plus, junior, child) and we’ll see what we can do. ALL MONEY RAISED goes to Myositis Colorado to build our group fund to support more guest speakers, events, and to further […]

the “green rush”

We are THRILLED to host a special meeting for our group on Saturday, June 21st! Saturday, June 21   12/Noon – 2PM (note this is 2 hours later than our regular meetings) Swedish Hospital, Room Pine B 501 E Hampden Ave.  Englewood, CO  80113 Dr. Cristi Bundukamara Ed.D, NP, RXN, a nurse practioner working with Realm […]

to B or not to B: Rituxan

Rituxan has been around for a while. It can be called Rituxan (brand name) or rituximab (generic name). Rituxan’s main indication is for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. You can find out more about the drug, including side-effects, by clicking here, although there is no information on its use for myositis on this website. Rituximab targets a protein […]

i’ve got you under my skin

No, I’m not talking about the Cole Porter song… I’m talking about a very painful symptom of dermatomyositis: calcinosis [kal′sənō′sis] a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium salts in various tissues. The deposits appear as nodules or plaques and may occur in the skin, connective tissue, muscles, or intervertebral disks. Usually the nodules occur […]

Let’s All Play

National Inclusion Project, click here for website, has partnered with Denver’s Parks & Rec department to bring Adaptive Recreation to our disabled youth! Denver won the 2013 grant from National Inclusion Project to implement the one-year program “Let’s All Play” to create an inclusive environment in our parks. This is REALLY exciting news! Click here […]