Psoriasis fails to defeat Miss California USA

7 May

Miss California USA Mabelynn Capeluj knows first-hand the emotional and physical trauma that accompanies psoriasis. “Mabelynn is one of roughly 7.5 million Americans suffering from psoriasis, a chronic, non-contagious disease of the immune system that causes the skin to crack, itch and bleed,” according to Noe Baker of the National Psoriasis Foundation in Portland.

Today, she is a spokesperson for the National Psoriasis Foundation and hopes to go national with her message. This Saturday, she will participate in the Walk to Cure Psoriasis in Los Angeles. Read the full Examiner article here.

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