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    Nov 05

    Arthritis Society responds to Ontario budget Statement from Trish Barbato, President and CEO We’re pleased today’s provincial budget reiterates the Ontario government’s commitment to help address the surgical backlog, including joint replacement surgery, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Arthritis is the... Arthritis Society
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    Sep 22

    A joint replacement story Bob Pratt is having knee replacement surgery on Sept. 24. It’s been a long journey to this point.If you were to metaphorically compare a patient’s journey towards joint replacement surgery to a rolling cart, the patient would unfortunately sometimes have to be the squeaky wheel. They... Arthritis Society
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    Sep 19

    Medical cannabis research filling gaps It is not unusual for people living with osteoarthritis to experience pain so severe it makes daily tasks almost impossible. In a recent survey of 600 patients scheduled to undergo knee or hip replacement surgery, about 20 per cent said they had turned to cannabis products to help them manage... Arthritis Society
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    Aug 25

    Yes, arthritis is a big deal, say people facing the diagnosis Six million Canadians have arthritis, but those who live with the diagnosis say its impact on their lives is too often diminished. More than 79 per cent of respondents in a recent poll by the Arthritis Society said people don’t take the disease seriously. Arthritis Society
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    Jul 28

    Honouring Kenneth Smith The Arthritis Society is deeply saddened about the passing on July 24, 2020 of its Past Board Chair, Kenneth Smith.“Ken was a passionate advocate for people with arthritis and he made a huge contribution towards lessening the impact of the disease on millions of Canadians,” says Trish... Arthritis Society
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    Apr 27

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) We know people living with arthritis have a lot of questions about COVID-19 and arthritis. We’ve put together a list of common questions with answers below, as well as links to other resources. In addition to this Q&A, we also hosted a series of special Arthritis Talks earlier this... Arthritis Society
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    Mar 03

    Arthritis Matters - March 2020 Food for thoughtArthritis and nutritionAn arthritis diagnosis changed the life of Kia Peters. At the age of 24, she changed her eating habits – and her career path. She’s now on the way to becoming a registered dietician. During March, which is Nutrition Month, we are reminded that... Arthritis Society
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    Jan 07

    Arthritis Matters - January 2020 New year, new youJanuary is a great time to introduce changes that can improve your overall health and ultimately your ability to cope with the challenges of arthritis. Check out these articles for simple tips you can incorporate into your daily life.Eating healthy foodsWalking to stay... Arthritis Society
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    Sep 01

    Arthritis Matters - September 2019 It’s Arthritis Awareness Month!September is Arthritis Awareness Month and this year we are highlighting the relationship between Arthritis & Women.The numbers speak for themselves. And they need to change. ​1 in 4 Canadian Women have arthritis. ​3.5 million women are living with the... Arthritis Society
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