Tips for Managing Arthritis and Related Autoimmune Diseases
Nearly 4.6 million Canadians report having arthritis or an associated autoimmune condition. Arthritis is an umbrella term for more than 50 different, irreversible autoimmune conditions. These diseases can strike anyone at any time and there is no known cure. Here are three lifestyle tips to help manage arthritis and related autoimmune conditions.
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The promise of precision medicine
Less than half a century ago, a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis was like a premature death sentence. It meant a life of restricted movement, disfigurement, severe chronic pain and hospitalization. Thanks to research and the promise of precision medicine, patients like Erinn McQueen still have hope.
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Day at the Races
The 18th Annual Day at the Races was held at the lovely Trackside Tent at Woodbine Racetrack and featured a champagne reception, gourmet luncheon, silent auction and an afternoon of horse racing on the trackside patio. The event has raised over $2 million for critical research for arthritis and related autoimmune diseases since its inception.
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Save the Date: Power of Movement 2018
Power of Movement, Canada’s largest yoga fundraiser will return on Sunday, March 25 2018. The event invites participants of all ages and abilities to attend specialized yoga events across the country to raise funds and awareness for arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. All proceeds will benefit Arthritis Research Foundation.