Q&A on psoriasis, family and fatherhood

| Katherine Southwick

Editor's note: In honor of Men's Health Month, NPF is telling stories of men living with psoriatic disease. Here, we talk to Chris Pettit about being a father, raising a family and living with psoriasis.

On Thursday, June 15, NPF hosted a special Facebook Live interview with volunteer, Chris Pettit, and his wife, Corene Pettit. In this interview, Chris and Corene discussed how they talk to their children about psoriasis, shared questions they receive as a married couple, and offered tips for other parents. (If you or a loved one is living with psoriatic disease and has questions, NPF is here to help. Ask us a question.)

Watch highlights from the video interview! 

Chris Pettit's advice for men living with psoriatic disease: Get connected!

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For more than 50 years, we’ve been driving efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. But there’s still plenty to do! Learn how you can help our advocacy team shape the laws and policies that affect people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis – in your state and across the country. Help us raise funds to support research by joining Team NPF, where you can walk, run, cycle, play bingo or create your own fundraising event. If you or someone you love needs free, personalized support for living a healthier life with psoriatic disease, contact our Patient Navigation Center. And keep the National Psoriasis Foundation going strong by making a donation today. Together, we will find a cure.

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