Utah Alopecians

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Utah Alopecians

This is a group for Utahan's with alopecia.

Location: Utah
Members: 28
Latest Activity: Nov 14, 2013

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Back in Utah

Started by Colene Anderson Dec 28, 2011. 0 Replies

parent of a 16 year old with alopecia

Started by Rainey Clark. Last reply by C. May 24, 2009. 1 Reply

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Comment by Jeff on November 14, 2013 at 12:08pm

@ Amy that is very discouraging, I went to my primary doctor and insisted he do a Vitamin D Test, he told me that people my age don't have issues with Vitamin D, after getting the results back, we found that he was wrong... and I am now taking a Supplement.  I went ahead and made an appointment with Dr. Kruegar, however he doesn't have new patient openings till the end of January. I've gone from two bald patches to 11 patches in less than two week :-/

Comment by Amy on November 13, 2013 at 8:35pm

I saw DR. Kruegar, he is at the u of u. He knows a lot but is very old school. You have to have thick skin to see him. His bedside manner is very lacking. There are many that Dr's that dabble in this area.  I have been really tempted to find a dr out of state. Find one that does tests and doesn't just hand you a prescription for rogaine or propecia. Good luck!!

Comment by Jeff on November 10, 2013 at 8:23pm

I was wondering if anyone knows of a Dermatologist in Salt Lake City that specializes in AA? I am currently seeing Dr.  Jackie Panko at IHC in Taylorsville, she is wonderful, but if there is someone with more direct experience with Alopecia I'd like to find the best I can in SLC. I'm new to Alopecia and don't know anyone that also deals with this condition. Thanks Jeff

Comment by Colene Anderson on March 6, 2013 at 11:19am

The info is now set up! click the link to take you to facebook where I have an events set up for our race also in the description is a link to where you can sign up to join us! Anyone WITH alopecia is free and needs to just let me know they are coming and there T shirt size. All other people need to sign up and you can even start a "team" for your favorite alopecian :) Hope to see you there! Fun activities to follow the race https://www.facebook.com/events/345574685547804/

Comment by Colene Anderson on January 25, 2013 at 10:53pm

Comment by Colene Anderson on January 25, 2013 at 10:53pm

ALLLL ALOPECIANS!!!!! We are holding a Alopecia awareness 5K in Midway Utah June 29th 2013 for more information please contact Colene Anderson at coleneandersonphotography@hotmail.com
hope to see you there!

Comment by Gina on May 15, 2012 at 12:08pm

Hello fellow Utahns!
I just started the process of planning a 5k for raising awareness for Alopecia here in Utah sometime in September. If you are interested in helping in anyway please let me know I would love some volunteers!

Thanks!
Gina

Comment by Colene Anderson on December 28, 2011 at 2:05am

its great reading everyones comments! My daughter 5 years old has alopecia universalis and was diagnosed when she was 3. I know alot of you have been talking about NAAF i encourage you to check into alopeciapalooza!!! we went last year with the family and it was amazing! you met lots of alopecians, had TONS of fun and became one big happy family!!!! if you go on facebook and type in alopeciapalooza you will find it :) we are going again this next august and I dont know how we could ever miss it again!

Comment by Em on July 8, 2011 at 8:04pm
I work out in a scarf... I don't think I could ever do that in a wig. Too much hassle!
Comment by Em on July 8, 2011 at 8:02pm
I go to Headcovers by Joni, too! She's absolutely amazing.
 

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