Seth chats with Dr. Shikha Mittoo and Dr. Carol A. Hitchon of Canada’s University of Manitoba, and Dr. Daniel Xibillé Friedmann from Mexico’s Hospital General de Cuernavaca. Findings discussed include: prevalence of lupus lung disease and its symptoms a cross-analysis of the characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the mestizo population of Mexico, First Nations indigenous peoples from Canada, and Canadians of European descent Special Note: To see our ACR 2008 Wrap-up page, click here.
While visiting Australia, Seth had a chat with Arthritis Australia CEO Ainslie Cahill — learning about the arthritis community Down Under and discussing common goals. Topics discussed include: The prevalence of arthritis in Australia The purpose of Arthritis Australia Hope for the future To visit Arthritis Australia on the Web, click here.
Seth chats with Dr. Carl Turesson of Sweden’s Malmö University Hospital, Dr. Nagui Gendi of the United Kingdom’s Basildon Hospital, and Dr. Siba Raychaudhuri from the University of California, Davis. Findings discussed include: Moderate alcohol consumption lowers the risk of acquiring rheumatoid arthritis Promising new drugs for osteoarthritis that may return bone density to normal Advice for rheumatoid arthritis patients Recent treatment advances for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus Special Note: To see our ACR 2008 Wrap-up page, click here.
Don’t let the holidays push you around. Seth and Dr. Laurie share a plan for preparing for the stress and how to cope.
Seth chats with Dr. Shane Anderson of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, physiotherapist Laura Passalent of the University Health Network’s Toronto Western Hospital, and Dr. Theodore Pincus of the New York University Hospital for Joint Disease. Special Note: To see our ACR 2008 Wrap-up page, click here.
Seth chats with Dr. Yesenia Santiago of the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, Dr. Vijay Singh of the Hahnemann University Hospital / Drexel University, and Dr. Amrit Singh of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Special Note: To see our ACR 2008 Wrap-up page, click here.
Seth chats with Dr. Roald Omdal from Stavanger, Norway; Dr. Nora Singer from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio; and Dr. Michele Lawson from Fort Worth, Texas. Special Note: To see our ACR 2008 Wrap-up page, click here.
Seth and Dr. Laurie talk about an issue appearing all over the CJ site: the importance of group support. Special Note: To visit the Creaky Board message boards, click here.
Seth chats with Dr. Richard Chin, author of “The Energy Within,” to find out how acupuncture works, and for what it can be used.
Seth and Dr. Laurie do a post-event wrap-up of the RA education program in Manhattan this Sunday.