Patient Resources


American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an ethically-driven, professional membership organization committed to improving the care of patients with rheumatic disease and advancing the rheumatology subspecialty. Founded in 1934, they are a not-for-profit, global medical society that serves more than 9,500 physicians, health professionals, and scientists worldwide. Learn more at www.rheumatology.org.

For patients and caregivers, visit www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Patient-Caregiver.

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. The Arthritis Foundation’s goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life – and making each day another stride towards a cure. The Foundation also publishes Arthritis Today, the award-winning magazine that reaches four million readers per issue. Learn more at www.arthritis.org.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physical Activity Basics: www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/index.htm
Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight: www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index.html

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