In 2019 I took part in a a health tracking and physical activity study with Arthritis Research Canada. This is what I discovered participating.
I am excited to announce over the next month, I have partnered with RA Healthline to talk about all things Rheumatoid Arthritis related while introducing you to their new APP for those living with RA.
Clinical research is how we develop new treatments and gather knowledge for better health and care.
While there’s concern for the elderly catching coronavirus, there’s another high-risk group that has nothing to do with age.
I’m not writing this to cause mass hysteria or scare anyone, but rather to educate them about the risks that many people like me are facing right now.
The last five years were packed with so many events and obstacles that changed me — physically and emotionally — that I feel like I have gone through a rapid aging process.
If I’m going to be the sick girl, I might as well kick ass at it, every arthritic step forward.
A blind artist, a motivational speaker who can’t speak and a young mom with arthritis: these are just three of the Vancouverites shattering stereotypes by simply living their lives.
‘A positive mindset will not cure my RA, but it will make it (and myself) a lot easier to live with.’
“The 20th century in medicine was the era of biomedicine, the 21st century has to be the era of the patient” – Dr. Theodore Pincus