The Andrews family had already lost a daughter to an autoimmune disease in 1999.
Ten years ago I bought a catastrophic policy for even less than that, despite an autoimmune disease and raging asthma.
Prednisone is often used to combat the inflammation brought on by autoimmune diseases.
autoimmune au·to·im·mune (ô'tō-ĭ-myōōn')
Of or relating to an immune response against one of the body's own tissues or cells.