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Measuring the risks and costs of steroid use in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus

Principal Investigator: Professor Ian N Bruce MD FRCP, Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, University of Manchester

This study is investigating how much of later occurring long term damage can be credited to steroid use in the treatment of SLE patients. The severity of this risk across all dosage levels of steroids is being measured to better understand what constitutes a “safe” steroid dose.

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

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, 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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Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Haida Gwaii

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with several First Nations communities served by the Old Massett Village Council, Haida Gwaii to develop and evaluate a program to improve wellness in people with arthritis. Unlike other arthritis programs, this project will involve family members and will be relevant to Aboriginal culture.

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Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Kwakiutl District Council

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with several First Nations communities served by the Kwakiutl District Council, Vancouver Island to develop and evaluate a program to improve wellness in people with arthritis. Unlike other arthritis programs, this project will involve family members and will be relevant to Aboriginal culture.

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The use of Case Managers for arthritis care in First Nations communities

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with First Nations communities served by the Old Massett Village Council, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia and Siksika Nation Health Services in Siksika, Alberta. Our objective is to develop and evaluate culturally responsive case manager programs designed to improve wellness in people who have arthritis and other chronic conditions.

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Measuring the risks and costs of steroid use in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus

Principal Investigator: Professor Ian N Bruce MD FRCP, Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, University of Manchester

This study is investigating how much of later occurring long term damage can be credited to steroid use in the treatment of SLE patients. The severity of this risk across all dosage levels of steroids is being measured to better understand what constitutes a “safe” steroid dose.

read more

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

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, 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

Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Haida Gwaii

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with several First Nations communities served by the Old Massett Village Council, Haida Gwaii to develop and evaluate a program to improve wellness in people with arthritis. Unlike other arthritis programs, this project will involve family members and will be relevant to Aboriginal culture.

read more

Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Kwakiutl District Council

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with several First Nations communities served by the Kwakiutl District Council, Vancouver Island to develop and evaluate a program to improve wellness in people with arthritis. Unlike other arthritis programs, this project will involve family members and will be relevant to Aboriginal culture.

read more

The use of Case Managers for arthritis care in First Nations communities

Principal Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

We are partnering with First Nations communities served by the Old Massett Village Council, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia and Siksika Nation Health Services in Siksika, Alberta. Our objective is to develop and evaluate culturally responsive case manager programs designed to improve wellness in people who have arthritis and other chronic conditions.

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Une solution non envahissante

  Pour certains, la chirurgie est inévitable après une blessure ou des problèmes articulaires en cours liés à l'arthrite. Mais pour d'autres, comme je l'ai constaté, une approche physio-première peut être une stratégie utile pour gérer et améliorer l'arthrite....

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Le forum ROAR 2017

  Au Forum ROAR (Reaching Out with Arthritis Research) de cette année, il était clair que la voix des patients était devenue une force incontournable dans la recherche sur l'arthrite, en particulier chez Arthrite-recherche Canada.   Les thèmes du forum, qui...

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Présentation de PIRA!

  La présente est pour vous informer que PIRA (Patients Intéressés par la Recherche sur l’Arthrite) avec ARC (Arthrite-Recherche Canada) a  réalisé sa première activité sociale de levée de fond samedi dernier, le 28 octobre 2017 à Québec. Plusieurs chercheurs,...

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