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How Arthritis Impacts Lives – #MyWorldWithArthritis

How Arthritis Impacts Lives – #MyWorldWithArthritis

Arthritis affects an estimated 6 million people in Canada and 54 million in the United States; it can significantly impact daily activities, work, relationships, school and the way people see themselves. With over 100 types of arthritis affecting people of all ages, the patient community is incredibly diverse and so are their experiences.

For World Arthritis Day, we asked our subscribers: “How has arthritis changed your world?”. Our aim was to bring attention to the prevalence of the disease and the different ways that it can impact the lives of individuals. In just a few days, we received 36 responses!

Thank you to everyone who generously shared their stories with us, your participation has helped spread awareness about the seriousness of arthritis and shown others living with the disease that they are not alone.

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You can find all of the quotes we received below. To learn more about arthritis, please visit Arthritis Consumer Experts’ Disease Spotlights section.

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En cette Journée mondiale de l’arthrite, partagez votre déclaration d’impact : Comment l’arthrite a-t-elle changé votre monde ? #MyWorldWithArthritis

MyWorldWithArthritis campaign bannerEn cette Journée mondiale de l’arthrite, partagez votre déclaration d’impact : Comment l’arthrite a-t-elle changé votre monde ? #MyWorldWithArthritis

Le 12 octobre est la Journée mondiale de l’arthrite. Partagez votre expérience de vie avec l’arthrite au quotidien pour que toutes les personnes qui se battent contre l’arthrite sachent qu’elles ne sont pas seules.

Selon les estimations, l’arthrite affecte environ 6 millions de personnes au Canada et 54 millions aux États-Unis. L’arthrite peut avoir un impact considérable sur les activités quotidiennes, le travail, les relations, l’école et la perception que les gens ont d’eux-mêmes. Avec plus d’une centaine de formes d’arthrite affectant des gens de tous âges, la collectivité des patients arthritiques, et les expériences, sont incroyablement diversifiées.

La campagne #MyWorldWithArthritis attirera l’attention sur la prévalence de la maladie et les diverses formes que peut prendre son impact sur la vie des individus affectés. Tout au long de cette journée du 12 octobre, nous partagerons sur nos plateformes sociales des déclarations de patients, d’amis et de proches. En voici quelques exemples :
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Share your impact statement for World Arthritis Day: How has arthritis changed your world?

MyWorldWithArthritis campaign bannerShare your impact statement for World Arthritis Day: How has arthritis changed your world? #MyWorldWithArthritis

World Arthritis Day is October 12. Share your experience living with arthritis to let others know they’re not alone in their battle against arthritis.

Arthritis affects an estimated 6 million people in Canada and 54 million in the United States; it can significantly impact daily activities, work, relationships, school and the way people see themselves. With over 100 types of arthritis affecting people of all ages, the patient community is incredibly diverse and so are their experiences.

#MyWorldWithArthritis will bring attention to the prevalence of the disease and the different ways that it can impact the lives of individuals. Throughout the day on October 12, we will be sharing quotes from patients and their friends and family members on our social media platforms. Here are some examples:
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World Arthritis Day: The Future in your Hands

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World Arthritis Day (WAD) was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) and is a global initiative bringing people together to raise awareness of issues affecting people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (RMDs). WAD is celebrated every year on October 12th and is supported by a year-round global campaign.

The aims of WAD, set by EULAR, PARE (the Standing Committee of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe) and the WAD community are: Continue reading

World Arthritis Day: Vision 2043 Winners and Runner Ups

On Sunday, World Arthritis Day announced the winners and runner ups for their Vision 2043 competition. Below are the submissions for the winners and runner ups! Thank you to our friends in the community for sharing this campaign with friends and family and making World Arthritis Day a great success. Continue the conversation online with the hashtag #WorldArthritisDay.

Global Winner – By: Pavlina Pejkovska, Macedonia

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