The Arthritis Newsletter


The Arthritis Newsletter is produced quarterly by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB) 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.

Bulletin de l’arthrite- (Cliquez ici pour la version française)


     WINTER 2018


Give a Gift to Arthritis Research

There are 5.6 million reasons why your support is so important and Maya Joshi is one of them. She was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 17. Arthritis research changed her life.

Overcoming Osteoarthritis Obstacles at Work

Is your OA giving you a difficult time at work? We’re developing a program to help you manage disease-related challenges on the job.

Why me? This can't be happening - I'm not even old!

Kelly English was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 23 years ago. Find out how she went from shock about her diagnosis to advocating for arthritis patients.

Surviving the Holidays with Arthritis

The holidays are a busy, and often overwhelming, time of year. Follow our tips to get the most out of this joyous season.  

A New Member Joins Team PIRA

Meet Marie-Claude Beaulieu. She has decades of experience as a family physician and has developed several research programs for arthritis patients. She also lives with rheumatoid arthritis.