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About Arthritis


Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Sep 09

Victoria event to shine a light on the impact of arthritis in the workplace Millions of people across Canada suffer from arthritis and the condition has a huge impact on its sufferers. But one area where people often overlook arthritis’ impact is in the workplace. Taking place on September 21, the Arthritis Talks symposium, Arthritis & Work, is part of a... Times Colonist
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May 27

B.C. arthritis, diabetes patients have 6 months to switch to cheaper ‘biosimilar’ drugs British Columbians on certain drugs for arthritis and diabetes will have six months to transition to equivalent less-costly drugs, as the province expands use of “biosimilars.” The move is expected to save $96 million over the first three years. Times Colonist
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Dec 29

Outreach workshops benefit arthritis sufferers More people suffering from arthritis will learn how to live well with the disease thanks to funding that will enable the Arthritis Society to offer outreach services in southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Times Colonist