Arthritis Foundation to Host “Navigating Rheumatoid Arthritis” Webinar

The Arthritis Foundation will host an informational webinar for newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013

The Arthritis Foundation is proud to announce their latest educational webinar, Navigating RA for the Newly Diagnosed on November 22nd at 12:30 PM EST. The webinar will be presented by Elliot Rosenstein, MD, the Director of the Institute for Rheumatic & Autoimmune Disease at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey and Eileen Lydon, NP, ANP-C, from the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City.

Navigating RA for the Newly Diagnosed will discuss the importance of early, aggressive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in order to improve prognoses/limit joint destruction. Recent studies show that most of the joint damage occurs in the first few years of the disease. Healthcare providers now aim to treat RA early and aggressively, with the goal of putting it into remission. This tactic is important to try to minimize joint destruction.

The Arthritis Foundation offers many educational webinars, programs, and events throughout the year to improve the lives of arthritis patients. More information can be found on the Arthritis Foundation’s websites.

To register for the webinar, click here.

About Arthritis Foundation:

The Arthritis Foundation’s Northeast Region serves the states of New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, and is dedicated to improving the lives of the one in five people across our region who struggle every day with this serious and debilitating disease. To help reduce the pain, disability and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases, we conduct research, offer educational information, organize fundraising events, award research grants, conduct advocacy activities and other vital programs and services across the region.

For more information, visit:
Arthritis Foundation New York
Arthritis Foundation Long Island
Arthritis Foundation Northeastern New York
Arthritis Foundation Upstate New York
Arthritis Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
Arthritis Foundation New Jersey


Contact

  • Katherine Kennedy
    Arthritis Foundation
    +1 212-984-8710
    Email

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