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RA Patients May Have Increased Risk of Developing COPD

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Increased Risk of Developing Chronic...
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ROAR Media Advisory

Join Us! Public Forum on Managing Arthritis Features Leading Experts in Arthritis...
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2017 ARThritis Soiree Raises a Record Breaking $390,000 for Arthritis Research Canada

  2017 ARThritis Soiree Raises a Record Breaking $390,000 for Arthritis Research...
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Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) launching month-long campaign for Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) launching month-long campaign for Arthritis Awareness...
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Hip Fractures and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Principal Investigator: Allyson Jones, Professor, Dept Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, PT PhD.

Although persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at risk for breaking their hips, few studies have specifically looked at whether the burden of hip fracture is greater in patients with RA than patients with hip fractures from the general population. Using data from the BC government, we have a unique opportunity to examine hip fracture in a BC population-based group with RA.

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ROAR Media Advisory

Join Us! Public Forum on Managing Arthritis Features Leading Experts in Arthritis Research The latest arthritis research is coming to you! To access a PDF version, please click here. October 12, 2017 – On Saturday, October 21, join us in person at the...

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Back to the Books

  University can be extremely stressful and difficult to get through for the average person – not to mention coping with the extra burden of having arthritis. However, there are many ways that you can ease the load during your education. Whether you’re going to...

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Hear us ROAR: Coming this Fall

  Did you know that you could have arthritis and not even know it? More than 70% of us have, or will have, at least one kind of arthritis during our lifetime. Five million Canadians live with more serious inflammatory arthritis, but there are over 100 different...

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The Chronic Couple

  My wife, Marcelle, and I both have arthritis; mine Psoriatic and Marcelle has Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). I was diagnosed about thirty years ago, before meeting Marcelle, and I was fortunate to attend a program run by a rheumatologist, a pharmacologist and a...

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September is Arthritis Awareness Month

    Arthritis Awareness Month is a great opportunity to draw attention to a disease that affects 350 million people worldwide, including 5.2 million Canadians. It is also a time to celebrate all those who give so generously to make life-saving arthritis...

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Tips and Tricks for Managing Expectations

  Living with arthritis presents a slew of challenges, and it can be easy to view new diagnoses, treatments, changes in medication, and/or surgery as a reason to immediately feel that those challenges may be reduced or eliminated. However, as we all know, we can...

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Hip Fractures and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Principal Investigator: Allyson Jones, Professor, Dept Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, PT PhD.

Although persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at risk for breaking their hips, few studies have specifically looked at whether the burden of hip fracture is greater in patients with RA than patients with hip fractures from the general population. Using data from the BC government, we have a unique opportunity to examine hip fracture in a BC population-based group with RA.

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