Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Haida Gwaii

Dec 11, 2017

This study was conducted to develop a culturally relevant, family-based program for Aboriginal people and family members to improve wellness when living with arthritis. Improved care and research by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people.

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Arthritis Wellness Program for Aboriginal People – Kwakiutl District Council

Dec 06, 2017

This study was conducted to develop a culturally meaningful, family-based program for Aboriginal people and family members to improve wellness when living with arthritis. Improved care and research by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people.

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Arthritis, parenting and household work

Apr 25, 2009

Arthritis symptoms like pain and fatigue affect many roles in life.This study looked at the impact inflammatory types of arthritis have on parenting tasks and household work and what solutions are available to assist with challenges in parenting and household work.

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How can online physical activity monitoring tools be used in arthritis care?

Nov 06, 2013

This study examined how exercise tools such as diaries, pedometers, multisensory devices and global positioning system (GPS) monitors are used by people with arthritis, as well as what influences the patients’ use of these tools.

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Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

Feb 07, 2019

Most people who did this study’s online survey supported using datasets from our public health care system for health research, if personal information was removed. It was seen as important to studying long-term outcomes in large numbers of people.

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PAthway To Health (PATH): Fostering culturally appropriate physical activities using digital technology in Indigenous communities

Oct 03, 2015

This project tested a physical activity mentoring program in partnership with Arthritis Research Canada, to improve health and wellness in the served by Kwakiutl District Health Centres.

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Preventing Complications with Improved Physical Activity: Can Self-Monitoring Technologies Help?

Jan 01, 2015

The study focused on developing a web application called FitViz which gathers data from patients’ Fitbit and allows their health professionals to use this data in setting personalized goals with the patient. The use of Fitbit and FitViz appeared to increase physical activity awareness, and helped in setting realistic goals.

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Reducing Cognitive Impairment and Improving Joint health in Older Adults

Jun 06, 2014

This study developed ways to improve the use of effective prevention and treatment options for brain and joint health with a focus on physical activity, and timely use of arthritis treatment. This included testing digital media test tools with the public and health professionals.

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

Dec 11, 2017

People with chronic diseases and arthritis can use self-management support programs and services to improve their health and manage their illnesses. These approaches do not necessarily meet the needs of people living with arthritis in underserved and vulnerable populations.This study will be used to develop policy and education tools to improve quality of care for those in underserved populations.

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

Dec 06, 2017

This study partnered with First Nations communities to develop and evaluate culturally responsive case manager programs designed to improve wellness in First Nations people who have arthritis and other chronic conditions.

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