Putting patients in the driver’s seat

How participating in research can help patients take control of their treatment Maria Orozco Ramirez recently participated in an Arthritis Research Canada survey about Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases. She has rheumatoid arthritis and lupus and has experienced...

Arthritis at Age 12: Taylor Duffy’s Story

This letter was written by Taylor Duffy, a teen with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA), to Arthritis Research Canada. It is written in her own words because we feel it conveys the emotion and raw experience of being diagnosed with arthritis at a young age....

Growing up with Arthritis: Lori MacLean’s Story

By the time she was three, Lori MacLean had been to more doctor appointments, taken more medications, and felt more pain than many experience in a lifetime. “My mom noticed lumps on my wrists and ankles when I was around eight months old,” MacLean said. “The...

Arthritis Awareness Month Facebook Contest

Arthritis Awareness Month is all about getting people to think about arthritis. So this September, we’re holding a Facebook contest that involves answering a multiple choice question about arthritis. Everything you need to know about our contest can be found on...

I’m Dr. John Esdaile, Ask Me Anything

Do you have questions about arthritis?   Join Dr. John Esdaile, Arthritis Research Canada’s Scientific Director, for a Reddit AMA “Ask Me Anything” on September 7th at 1pm PDT.   Please click here to view the AMA.    Ask questions about the more than 100 different...