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Resource Guide for Osteoarthritis

RESOURCES

Address:
2200 Lake Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone:
404-633-3777
Internet address:
http://www.rheumatology.org
Description of services provided:
This site has fact sheets about various arthritic conditions, information on recent research, and upcoming conferences. There are also descriptions of the roles played by various healthcare team members. You can access a listing of members by geographic area.

RESOURCES

Address:
1330 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone:
404-872-7100
Internet address:
http://www.arthritis.org
Description of services provided:
Look here for a wealth of information about various types of arthritis, information on various treatments, support group information, and lots of tips for living with arthritis. You can read the latest issue of their magazine Arthritis Today and join a group called “Connect and Control,” which will help devise an exercise plan for you. In addition, the site features message boards and essays from people meeting the challenges of living with arthritis. Details on recent research studies are also available, as well as a link to the office of the Arthritis Foundation in your community to get referrals to specialists.

RESOURCES

Address:
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone:
301-495-4484
877-226-4267
Internet address:
http://www.niams.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
This website offers detailed information about rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. You'll also find news releases, recent research findings, and information on research initiatives and on studies that are accepting patients as subjects.

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