December 2016 #RheumChat Recap: Myths About Rheumatic Disease

/December 2016 #RheumChat Recap: Myths About Rheumatic Disease
  • #RheumChat Twitter chat recap

Our December #RheumChat was co-hosted by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (@NACDDinfo). NACDD works to reduce the impact of chronic diseases on the American population by advocating for preventative policies and programs, encouraging knowledge sharing, and developing partnerships for health promotion. The topic of the chat was myths about rheumatic disease.

Here are a few of the questions that were covered. See the full recap below.

Q1: What were some of the most surprising facts you’ve learned since being diagnosed with a rheumatic disease?
Q2: What are some of the common myths you hear surrounding rheumatic diseases?
Q3: How do you talk with friends and family about your condition?
Q4: What information did you find out on your own that you wish you’d known when first diagnosed?
Q5: What are resources you recommend to people who want to learn more about rheumatic disease?
Q6: How can patients help dispel some of the common myths and misconceptions around rheumatic disease?

Join us for monthly #RheumChats

We will continue to host a #RheumChat on the third Thursday of every month with a different topic and co-host. Be sure to check the #RheumChat page and our social media channels for future topics, co-hosts, and questions.

If you have topic ideas for future Twitter chats, or you are interested in co-hosting a chat, please contact Bonny Senkbeil at

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