Address:PO Box 7669Atlanta, GA 30357-0669
(for information and materials)
Internet address: http://www.arthritis.org
Description of services provided:This is the main voluntary organization devoted to arthritis. The foundation publishes free pamphlets on many types of arthritis and a monthly magazine that provides up-to-date information on arthritis. In addition, the foundation provides physician and clinic referrals.
Address:C/O National Institutes of Health1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892–3675
Internet address: http://www.niams.nih.gov
Description of services provided:This is a public service sponsored by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. It provides information about various forms of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. The clearinghouse distributes patient and professional education materials.
Address:1800 Century Place, Suite 250Atlanta, GA 30345
Internet address: http://www.rheumatology.org
Description of services provided:ACR is a professional organization of rheumatologists and associated health professionals, including physicians, research scientists, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, and social workers. The ACR seeks to increase research in the rheumatic diseases, increase federal funding for research in the rheumatic diseases, and advocate for public policy relating to the care of people with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.
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