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Rheumatology Advocates Visit DC to #Act4Arthritis During RDAM

September 28, 2016|Events, RDAM 2016|

Hello, patient advocates! Dr. Will Harvey here, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and Director of the Arthritis Treatment Center at Tufts Medical Center. I’m proud to report [...]

The First Annual RDAM: A Great Success!

September 27, 2016|RDAM 2016|

As the first annual Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM) comes to an end, we could not be more excited to see how many people have joined the cause to raise awareness! From our Advocates for [...]

Rheumatologist Eric Matteson Talks RDAM with Mayo Radio

September 26, 2016|RDAM 2016|

In honor of Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, rheumatologist Eric Matteson, MD spoke with Mayo Clinic Radio about the causes, risk factors, and ways to manage various forms of rheumatic disease. Listen to the interview below. [...]

Bipartisan House Resolution on Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month

September 26, 2016|RDAM 2016|

Representatives David B. McKinley, R-W.Va. and Anna G. Eshoo, D-CA. have introduced a bipartisan resolution (H.Res. 874) "expressing support for designation of the month of September as Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month in recognition of the costs imposed [...]

September 22, 2016 RDAM #RheumChat Recap: The Importance of Medical Research

September 23, 2016|RDAM 2016|

Our September 22 #RheumChat was co-hosted by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (@NIH_NIAMS). The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research [...]

September 15, 2016 RDAM #RheumChat Recap: Understanding Rheumatic Disease

September 16, 2016|RDAM 2016|

Our second RDAM #RheumChat of September was co-hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America (@LupusOrg). The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, one of the [...]