Support for Families Living with Juvenile Myositis

Resources for Parents and Patients

Doctor and young juvenile myositis patient.

What is Juvenile Myositis?

Juvenile myositis, including juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile polymyositis, is a group of rare and life-threatening autoimmune diseases, in which the body’s immune system attacks its

Juvenile Myositis 101

A world-renowned pediatric rheumatologist and immunologist tells us what juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.

Information for the Newly Diagnosed

This session is for newly diagnosed families and covers JM basics, common treatments, sun protection, partnering with your medical team, keeping track of medical records,

Myositis and You

This comprehensive guide to juvenile dermatomyositis features over 450 pages with contributions from over 80 experts and medical professionals.

Join Cure JM

Membership is free and we’ll connect you with a network of support, encouragement, and resources.

Cure JM supports families, patients, and the juvenile myositis research community.