Project Scleroderma: Beneath the Surface

Author: Kay Quinn
Date Published: June-2014
Source: KSDK.com

In patients with scleroderma, their bodies make too much collagen, causing inflammation, tightening of the skin, and even damage to internal organs. The disease can be fatal. Two guests on First @ 4 Monday have been diagnosed with scleroderma: Victoria Babu, a local radio personality and former KSDK anchor and reporter was diagnosed in 2009; and Kelly Ellison, founder of The Relief Foundation, a support system for people diagnosed with scleroderma, was diagnosed in 2007.