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Same dragon, different day.

May is National Arthritis Month, raising awareness among Americans of the variousRD Hand 051117cropped diseases and conditions that we know collectively as “arthritis.” They afflict more than 50 million adults in the U.S., and of those, more than half (about 27 million) have osteoarthritis (OA).

Rheumatoid arthritis (which I prefer to call rheumatoid disease) affects just one-and-a-half million Americans.

What’s the difference? Why should we care? Please visit RheumatoidArthritis.net to find out.

2 thoughts on “Joint Compassion

  1. Reblogged this on Polvere di stelle -Artrite reumatoide e non solo – and commented:
    Maggio, il mese della consapevolezza per l’Artrite reumatoide, che in USA preferiscono chiamare MALATTIA reumatoide, per tuttle le implicazioni e COMplicazioni che si porta dietro. Infatti l’AR non è solo “male alle articolazioni” ma molto, molto di più…..

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  2. thank you, reblogged on my italian blog about RA

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