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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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A study of the risk of blood clots in patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Antonio Aviña-Zubieta, Associate Professor of Medicine, MD, MSc, PhD.

Patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly known as Wegener’s disease) have a much higher risk of blood clots in the lungs and legs.

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Arthritis Care for Indigenous Populations

Principal Investigator: Cheryl Barnabe, Research Scientist, MD, MSc, FRCPC.

Arthritis is the most common chronic disease in Indigenous populations, particularly severe inflammatory arthritis. The main goal of my program of research is to describe and find solutions to the inequalities in inflammatory arthritis care and outcomes in Canada’s Indigenous populations.

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Self-Management Support for Underserved Populations with Arthritis and Co-Morbidities

Principle Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, Arthritis Research Canada, MD, MHSc, FRCPC.

People with chronic diseases and arthritis use self-management support programs and services to improve their health and manage their illnesses. However, these self-management approaches do not meet the needs of people living with arthritis in underserved and vulnerable circumstances in British Columbia.

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Study finds first evidence the DASH diet will lower risk of gout

Study finds first evidence the DASH diet will lower risk of gout Conversely, Western dietary...
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

  POSITION: Administrative Assistant LOCATION: Richmond, BC   WHO ARE WE? Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) is an independent, not for profit charitable organization that is home to Canada’s largest and most successful clinical research centre. Since its...

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STATISTICIAN

  POSITION: Full-Time Statistician LOCATION: Richmond, BC   WHO ARE WE? Arthritis Research Canada (ARC), is an independent, not for profit charitable organization that is home to Canada’s largest and most successful clinical research centre in arthritis....

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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.

read more

Arthritis Care for Indigenous Populations

Principal Investigator: Cheryl Barnabe, Research Scientist, MD, MSc, FRCPC.

Arthritis is the most common chronic disease in Indigenous populations, particularly severe inflammatory arthritis. The main goal of my program of research is to describe and find solutions to the inequalities in inflammatory arthritis care and outcomes in Canada’s Indigenous populations.

read more

Self-Management Support for Underserved Populations with Arthritis and Co-Morbidities

Principle Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, Arthritis Research Canada, MD, MHSc, FRCPC.

People with chronic diseases and arthritis use self-management support programs and services to improve their health and manage their illnesses. However, these self-management approaches do not meet the needs of people living with arthritis in underserved and vulnerable circumstances in British Columbia.

read more

Tips and Tricks for Summer Fun

  We all look forward to summer and the hot weather and holidays. In order to be prepared, follow these tips and tricks to enjoy the summer and stay healthy!   At the beginning of your day and before any activity you haven’t done in a while, remember to...

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