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SuPRA: Supporting Physical Activity and Reducing Sedentary Behavior in Arthritis

We are inviting you to participate in the SuPRA program, which uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new web application), and physical activity counselling to help people with knee osteoarthritis or knee pain become physically active in a safe way.

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The Economic Challenges of SLE: Measuring and Mitigating the Impact

Principal Investigator: Ann Clarke, Research Scientist of Rheumatology, MD, MSc.

Many have written about the commonness of SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) but few have described the economic challenges experienced by these patients and fewer still have documented their lost productivity.

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Providing appropriate rheumatoid arthritis care to First Nations populations

Principle Investigators: Cheryl Barnabe, MD, MSc, FRCPC and Glen Hazlewood, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Evidence based therapies are those shown to give the best results based on evidence from well-designed and conducted research. Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with evidence-based therapies prevents joint damage and disability.

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Employment and Arthritis: Making it Work for people with osteoarthritis

The aim of this study is to develop an on-line eLearning self-management program to help people with osteoarthritis deal with employment issues and stay employed…

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OPAM-IA: A Physical Activity Intervention

We are inviting you to participate in the OPAM-IA program, which uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new web application), and physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE become physically active in a safe way.

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Become a Monthly Donor

    Join our Loyalty Circle. Invest in arthritis research.   Arthritis Research Canada’s Loyalty Circle is a committed group of individuals who donate monthly, ensuring that life-saving arthritis research remains a priority all year.     For...

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Dating and Arthritis

    Dating can be slightly intimidating. When you add arthritis into the mix it can be scary to undertake. Here we offer a collection of our experiences from our combined years of dating and what worked and didn't work for us. Ultimately, this led us to...

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Tips and Tricks for Spring Cleaning

    Don’t lift heavy items – try to hire students or get a family member to help.   Break jobs into small time sections, such as 5 – 10 minutes 3x a day. Try not to get too sore that you can’t do anymore.   Medications that have expired or you no...

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Partners In Pain

    As we all know, life with arthritis can be difficult, frustrating, and painful. Sometimes we just need to ask for some help from our loved ones. They can be our support when we are struggling and we may not realize that they are already helping us in...

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OPAM-IA: A Physical Activity Intervention

We are inviting you to participate in the OPAM-IA program, which uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new web application), and physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE become physically active in a safe way.

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