The Arthritis Newsletter
The Arthritis Newsletter is produced quarterly by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board to keep the public informed of advances in arthritis research and to share related stories.
It is written by people like you and me to bring arthritis research to life.
Bullying and Arthritis: We Need to Talk about It
You wouldn’t bully someone for having cancer, so why bully someone who has another illness? Arthritis is a misunderstood disease that can be very isolating. As students head back to school and employees return to work, we’re shedding light on a topic that isn’t often discussed.
You Have the Will to Make a Difference
Leaving a gift to Arthritis Research Canada in your Will directly supports life-changing research – studies that help people with arthritis keep their jobs, avoid serious complications like heart attacks and strokes, prevent osteoarthritis after a sports injury and more! Take care of your loved ones and support research for future generations.
COVID Advice You Need to Hear
“I have patients who are scared to leave their homes,” said Dr. Shojania. “But many arthritis patients are not as vulnerable as they may think.” Get COVID-19 advice from one of Canada’s leading rheumatologists as we continue to grapple with the pandemic.
Achieving Wellness through Arthritis
“My doctor told me it’s not something you die from; it’s something you die with. That was a life-changing moment,” said Chris Pudlak, diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis at age 36. Follow his journey to regain control of his life.
Research Calms COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, one of several approved COVID-19 vaccines in Canada, is safe and effective for patients living with rheumatic disease, according to new research out of Quebec. Take a sneak peek at some ground-breaking research results.
- Responding to COVID-19
- Arthritis Wellness Conversations
- How safe and immunogenic is the Moderna vaccine in people with rheumatic diseases?
- Have you hurt your knee playing sports or during a recreational activity in the past three years? You might be eligible for the new Stop OsteoARthritis (SOAR) program.
- Study Finds Biologics Responsible for Reducing Total Joint Replacement Need in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
- Arthritis liaison model of care: Step in the right direction for First Nations people with arthritis
- More Research Needed to Determine Long-Term Impact of Virtual Care on Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients