On Twitter? Join us for #CreakyChats

Our next #CreakyChats is scheduled for Monday, March 5th, at 6 PM ET.

Our topic is Advocacy: Be the squeaky/creaky wheel. We will be joined by special guest/cohost US Pain Foundation.

We look forward to talking about this important issue with you.

You don’t need to have a form of arthritis to participate. Anyone with any disease is invited to use the hashtag and share..

To join the chat follow @creakjoints and use the hashtag #CreakyChats.

Past #CreakyChats topics include:

  • Advocacy: Be the squeaky/creaky wheel.
  • Share your #CreakyTruth: 24 hour twitter event.
  • What I wish the world knew about chronic disease: Tips for educating and advocating.
  • A Discussion on Mental Health and Chronic Disease
  • Empowerment Through Action
  • The emotional impact of Chronic Pain
  • Sharing Chronic Disease Pro-tips
  • Patient Doctor Communication: Breaking Down Barriers
  • Topics Rarely Broached in the Chronic Community: Sex, Religion, Money, Politics
  • Touchdown with CreakyJoints: Sports, Movement and Activity with a Chronic Disease
  • New Year, New Reflections Looking at the Year Ahead
  • Managing the Stress of the Holidays
  • Engaging Marginalized Communities: Access, Research, Outcomes.
  • Psoriasis Isn’t Contagious: Education Should Be. Special Guest National Psoriasis Foundation
  • More Than a Diagnosis: Exploring the “Patient” Inside the Person
  • Patient Centered Research: What You Should Know
  • The Arthritis Journey: From Living With to Thriving Together
  • Family Planning & Rheumatic Diseases
  • Male Arthritis Patients: Overcoming Stigma/Achieving Success
  • Stump the Rheum: A Rapidfire Q&A with Dr. Jeff Curtis
  • Creating Support Communities
  • Know Your Labs: The Importance of Diagnostic Testing
  • Fail First Hurts
  • Patient Advocacy in 2017

Past Partners include:

  • U.S. Pain Foundation @US_Pain
  • Lene Anderson @TheSeatedView
  • Dawn Gibson @DawnMGibson
  • Jed Finley @JediMaster941
  • Everyday Health
  • Dr. Victor Montori, Patient Revolution, Mayo Clinic
  • Dina Neils, The Titanium Triathlete
  • Dr. Sherry Pagoto
  • Health Central
  • BlackDoctor.org
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
  • HurtBlogger
  • HealthCentral
  • Men’s Health Network
  • Rheumatology Nurses Society
  • Spondylitis Association of America
  • Arthritis National Research Foundation
  • US Pain Foundation

To read transcripts of chats visit: www.storify.com/creakyjoints. Below is a transcript of our latest #CreakyChats, Engaging Marginalized Communities: Access, Research, Outcomes.