Arthritis

Arthritis

Being pregnant

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Daphne Morrison
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is one of 15 interviews which make up Being Pregnant: Conversations with Women, a new book by Daphne Morrison. This article is a conversation with Sharon, a mother who lives with rheumatoid arthritis, about her pregnancy, birth and beyond. 

 

Incident arthritis in relation to excess weight

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English
Translated Title: 
Incidence de l'arthrite par rapport au surpoids
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Online
Author: 
Kathryn Wilkins
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that women have a much higher likelihood of suffering from arthritis than men, and that, for both women and men, obesity is a risk factor for arthritis.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The impact of arthritis on Canadian women

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English
Translated Title: 
Conséquences de l'arthrite sur les Canadiennes
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth M. Badley
Naomi M. Kasman
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents information on the status and impact of arthritis and rheumatism on women in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 496-8190
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
NIAMSWeb-L@mail.nih.gov
Fax Number: 
(301) 480-2814
Street Address: 
Bldg. 31, Room 4C02 31 Center Dr. - MSC 2350
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892-2350

Société d'arthrite (La)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Research
Services d'information et de références
Recherche

Soutient la recherche en matière d’arthrite, et favorise les meilleurs traitements et services possibles pour les personnes arthritiques. Offre des renseignements sur les projets de recherche en cours au Canada, des ressources d’information pour les patients, les professionnels de santé et le grand public, et un forum de discussion en ligne pour les personnes vivant avec l’arthrite. Supports research into the causes and cures for arthritis, and promotes the best care and treatment for people with arthritis. Describes arthritis research projects underway in Canada; provides information to patients, professionals, and the public, as well as an on-line discussion forum for those living with arthritis.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 979-7228
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@arthritis.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 979-8366
Street Address: 
393 University Avenue Suite 1700
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1E6

Starting an arthritis support group

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Beryl Petty
Mish Vadasz
Publisher: 
The Arthritis Society
Publication Place: 
Vancouver

Provides details of how to start an Arthritis Support Group, how support groups operate and how they are maintained, as well as program suggestions. This manual addresses the problems and difficulties that volunteers may face when starting a support group. It presents methods of evaluating the progress of a group, model agendas and planning guides as well. The last section includes ways of preventing burnout for the facilitator/leader.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
SELF.P48
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