On September 28th I hosted my first but not last webinar! Below is a recording of the webinar along with more information about the topics discussed.
I am looking forward to doing more of these in the very near future. Thank you to all who attend!
During the webinar you will hear from a panel of Canadian rheumatoid arthritis experts:
Patient Experts living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Eileen Davidson – Chronic Eileen
- Lene Andersen – The Seated View
- Cristina Montoya – The Arthritis Dietitian
Arthritis Researchers and Clinicians from Arthritis Research Canada
- Dr. Antonio Avina -Zubieta – Rheumatologist, Senior Scientist with Arthritis Research Canada Associate Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
- Dr. Linda Li – Physiotherapist, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Harold Robinson / Arthritis Society Chair in Arthritic Diseases, Canada Research Chair, Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation
- Dr. Catherine Backman – Occupational Therapist, Professor, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia, Affiliated Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
- Dr. Susan Bartlett – Psychologist, Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Senior Scientist, Research Institute, McGill University Health Centre
The webinar is supported by International Foundation for AiArthritis
What we will discuss:
- What is remission?
- What does remission look like?
- What can prevent someone from remission?
- How does sleep, physical activity, mental health and comorbidities impact RA?
- How can tracking your symptoms and physical activity benefit your RA?
- How can you have a more meaningful conversation with your rheumatologist and other health care providers on your team?
This event sponsored by Talk Over RA and however not about any pharmaceutical brand. The event is created by patients for patients, caregivers, researchers and clinicians or anyone wanting to know more about rheumatoid arthritis. This discussion is not about any drug in particular but effectively treating rheumatoid arthritis.
While the event has Canadian experts and is about rheumatoid arthritis it is not limited only to Canadians and the information provided will be beneficial to anyone living with any form of inflammatory or autoimmune arthritis.
Talk Over RA Discussion guide is designed to help you have more meaningful conversations with your doctor, and ways to share your experiences.