My message is - keep moving. If you do, you'll keep arthritis at bay - Donna Mills
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“Arthritis is for old people, right?”
This is an outdated view of a spectrum of diseases that affect people of all ages in the population. In the past decade, there has been a revolution in the understanding and treatment of many forms of arthritis, particularly one devastating variety, namely rheumatoid.
So what is rheumatoid arthritis? Those afflicted suffer pain, swelling and progressive deformity of joints if untreated.
The core problem seems to be uncontrolled inflammation – the immune system that normally faithfully defends us against infection turns its offensive molecular and cellular power upon the joints, which leads to substantial damage.
“Arthritis is for old people, right?” This is an outdated view of a spectrum of diseases that affect people of all ages in the population. In the past decade, there has been a revolution in the understanding and treatment of many forms of arthritis, particularly one devastating variety, namely rheumatoid.
A magazine and social network for young adults with arthritis
The RA Guy Foundation surrounds the person affected by rheumatoid arthritis with vibrant, life-changing connection. It shares powerful, much-needed programs and resources across the rheumatoid arthritis community so the person affected learns to truly LIVE with the illness. This includes the family, the friends, the treatment team intimately connected to the person at the heart of this new path to wellness.
We’re 10 million people living with arthritis. We’re healthcare professionals, researchers, carers and supporters. All of us Versus Arthritis.
We are dedicated to helping to find solutions for the millions (86 million in America alone) who suffer from chronic pain. We support biomedical research directed towards understanding chronic pain and its causes, including arthritis and cancer, so that pain sufferers can be free to live fuller and more enjoyable lives.
ARMA is the umbrella body providing a collective voice for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK.
There are around 10 million people with arthritis in the UK. That’s 10 million individuals, plus their families, each affected in a unique way. From high quality information and support to empower you to take control of your arthritis, to campaigning for change… Arthritis Care is here for you.
Each day, the Arthritis Foundation is at work in communities across the United States, researching the causes of and cures for arthritis, supporting community outreach and education programs, which directly help families cope with this devastating disease, and initiating grass-roots advocacy efforts which give it a face.
The charity that funds research to cure arthritis
The institute was founded on the premise that important areas of arthritis research needed to be addressed, that the urgency of those needs was increasing, and that the institute could provide effective, innovative, and cost-effective ways to meet those needs.
We’re working to take the pain away from people living with all forms of arthritis and helping them to remain active. We’ll do this by funding high class research, educating health care professionals and providing information to people with arthritis and their carers.
The Arthritis Society provides leadership and funding for research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by arthritis.
This web site is devoted to providing information about arthritis and related diseases, conditions, and treatments. It is designed to make it easy for you to navigate your way to greater knowledge of arthritis and how it affects the myriad of people who suffer from this disease.
FSR is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving care for sarcoidosis patients and to finding a cure for this disease. We feel strongly that rigorous and extensive scientific research will unlock the mysteries of this disease. In the last five years we have awarded $750,000 to support innovative research projects which have led to an additional $1.2 million in subsequent awards to our researchers.
The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) relies on your tax deductible contributions to fund vital research to find the causes and cure for lupus, to educate health care professionals about development in diagnosis and treatment, and to provide support to individuals affected by lupus.
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society provides support and information for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, their families, friends and carers, and health professionals with an interest in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
We believe that we can help people with Sarcoidosis by providing them with as much information as possible
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