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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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Apr 02

Canadian lupus patients missing critical drug after claims it treats coronavirus Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine supplies are low due to coronavirus, causing concers for patients who rely on teh drugs to treat conditions like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The Arthritis Society is wokring with governments to limit the extent to which arthritis patient sare impacted by... Public
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Mar 30

Arthritis and Lupus patients running low on meds due to misinformation about COVID-19 Our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Sian Bevan, and arthritis ambassador Darlene McPherson, comment on how COVID-19 has led to a shortage of Hydroxychloroquine – a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus – and how it's impacting patients. The Arthritis Society continues to... CTV News
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Mar 10

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Watch our special Arthritis Talks webinar, COVID-19 and you, featuring rheumatologist Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia explaining what COVID-19 means for arthritis patients, and answering their questions.Watch the video    View the slides [PDF 5MB]The Arthritis Society is doing its part to... Arthritis Society