The Arthritis Walk in Oklahoma City pays homage to children with arthritis. Colten, 9, and Landen, 7, along with Jase Sledd, 9, of Sulphur, and Rachel Howard, 17, of Oklahoma City, are the 2013 Faces of Arthritis for the walk. Read more about the children here.
See above for Angi Bruss of Newsok’s indepth interview with Colten, Landen, and Jase. For more information on children and arthritis, please visit JointHealth™’s “Children and Arthritis with Dr. Lori B. Tucker”.
Our best wishes are with everyone who was affected by the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.
World Autoimmune Arthritis Day is an annual online virtual convention that runs for 47 straight hours, or the length of May 20 in every time zone around the world.
Join in on this two day, around the clock, live community event!
Cheryl Koehn, founder and President of Arthritis Consumer Experts, will be dropping in as a Lounge Guest during the World Arthritis Autoimmune Day
At noon ET (9 a.m. PT), Sunday May 19th, just hours after the online event kicks off, Cheryl will be stopping by for 15 minutes visit in the LIVE LOUNGE to say hello to everyone who happens to be in the Lounge at that time.
Cheryl Koehn is a 23-year RA survivor and CEO of Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) and its JointHealth™ family of programs. Make sure you are there to meet Cheryl and learn a little bit more about what advocacy she has in the works!
What is JointHealth?
Cheryl developed JointHealth™ programs to empower arthritis consumers through education, helping you take control of your disease, and change your experience with arthritis. As far as Arthritis Consumer Experts, Cheryl brings the arthritis consumer’s perspective to ACE, and to decision-making processes at government, research institutions, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations across Canada and internationally.
In addition to stopping by as a Lounge Guest to ‘meet’ you all, Cheryl will have a bio in the Presentation portion of WAAD13, which will link to podcasts, educational workshops, surveys and more!
To register for WAAD13 please visit www.WAAD13.com
Molly, Arthritis Consumer Experts’ (ACE) own Australian labradoodle, expressed her joy in visiting a BC election polling station by showcasing an “I Voted” sticker.
The results are in and BC Liberals secure a majority government. Below is the response from the BC Liberal Party to ACE’s questionnaire. We could all take action to ensure arthritis remains a priority for our government. Visit JointHealth™: Taking Action for samples and tips. Continue reading
Janet Yale, president and CEO of The Arthritis Society and chair of the Arthritis Alliance of Canada, discusses the changing role of the pharmacist in the future of arthritis healthcare. She was interviewed by the Arthritis Broadcast Network during the 2013 Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific meeting.
Would you like to watch more interviews? Please click here.
Arthritis affects 1 in 5 British Columbia residents, so healthcare to treat the more than 100 different types of the disease is extremely important to the more than 600,000 British Columbians living with the disease. Any party that wishes to become government needs to consider these constituents. To help the parties understand this, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) sent a questionnaire to the candidates of the BC Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party.
Leading in with background information about the high number of people who undergo joint replacement surgeries due to arthritis, the questionnaire asked the following: Continue reading