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After receiving a diagnosis of an autoinflammatory disease, life changes - for the person diagnosed, their family and even friends and colleagues. It’s normal to have a sense of "life before" and "life after" the diagnosis, and the "life after" may present many challenges and questions:

How serious is the disease?
Is there a cure? An effective treatment?
Will the disease cause permanent damage?

We have some of the answers, which you will find in this website, along with some support to help you navigate the journey of living with, or having a child with, an autoinflammatory disease.

Look around and browse articles on FamilyLifeSchool and Taking care of yourself.

Learn more about SJIA (Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis)

SJIA is a rheumatic disease that affects children aged 5 years or younger. SJIA is the rarest form of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). 

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