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  • Resource Guide for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    RESOURCES

    Address:PO Box 7669Atlanta, GA 30357-0669

    Phone:1-404-633-3777

    Internet address: http://www.rheumatology.org

    Description of services provided:This site has fact sheets about various arthritic conditions, information on recent research, and upcoming conferences. There are also descriptions of the roles played by various healthcare team members. You can access a listing of members by geographic area.

    RESOURCES

    Address:1330 West Peachtree St.Atlanta, GA 30309

    Phone:1-800-568-4045

    Internet address: http://www.arthritis.org

    Description of services provided: Look here for a wealth of information about various types of arthritis, information on various treatments, support group information, and lots of tips for living with arthritis. You can read the latest issue of their magazine Arthritis Today and join a group called “Connect and Control,” which will help devise an exercise plan for you. In addition, the site features message boards and essays from people meeting the challenges of living with arthritis. Details on recent research studies are also available, as well as a link to the office of the Arthritis Foundation in your community to get referrals to specialists.

    RESOURCES

    Address:1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892

    Phone:1-301-495-4484

    Internet address: http://www.niams.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:This website offers detailed information about rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. You'll also find news releases, recent research findings, and information on research initiatives and on studies that are accepting patients as subjects.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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