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Improving Mental Health for Kids With Juvenile Arthritis

Dr. Andrea Knight, lead investigator, will present “Engaging Patients and Parents to Improve Mental Health for Youth With Rheumatologic Disease” at the 13th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in San Francisco, April 5-8. The results of this study will also appear in the April 2019 issue of Lupus Science & Medicine. Continue reading Improving Mental Health for Kids With Juvenile Arthritis


The Arthritis Foundation Helps Families Cope With JA

Arthritis Foundation Juvenile ArthritisThe daily struggles of a child with juvenile arthritis (JA) can be heart-wrenching and frightening. Painful and debilitating flares, infusions and injections, teasing and bullying.

In the United States, about 300,000 children have arthritis, and we at the Arthritis Foundation are committed to bringing awareness to this group of diseases and the struggles of families living with the disease during July – JA Awareness month – and all year long.

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