At Asheville Arthritis we strongly believe that patients should be knowledgeable about their condition, and participate in making health care decisions.

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Disease Information
Treatment Information
Patient Education Videos
Corrona Research Affiliation Information
Disease Support Organizations
Healthcare Reform
Trusted Educational Resources
Advocate for Your Health
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Disease Information

Information about your disease is available via the links below to the American College of Rheumatology:

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Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Arthritis

C

Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition (CPPD)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cryopyrin-Associated Autoinflammatory Syndrome (CAPS) (Juvenile)

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Dermatomyositis (Juvenile)

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Patient Education Videos

Patient education videos about rheumatic disease are available via the link below to the American
College of Rheumatology:

Physical activity benefits for adults:  Exercise Info Graphic

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Advocate For Your Health

http://simpletasks.org

http://www.arthritis.org/advocate/

 

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Corrona Research Affiliation

Asheville Arthritis has been a clinical participating site for Corrona since 2011. Corrona is the leading
provider of real world observation data for autoimmune disease. Our participation with this
organization furthers our understanding of autoimmune diseases for real patients in the real world.
Learn more at : http://www.corrona.org/
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Disease Support Organizations

For many diseases there are support organizations that help patients live successfully with their disease,
and advocate on their behalf. Some of these organizations are listed below. Let us know if there is
another organization we should add.
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Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reform can be a good thing, a way to improve the health care in the United States. But
sometimes healthcare reform can to awry, and do more harm than good. Be knowledgeable about
ongoing health care reform so that you can advocate on your own behalf.
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Trusted Educational Resources

There are many excellent resources for patients on the internet. Be aware of course that the internet
has no editor, so rely on reputable sites affiliated with known organizations. Some of the sites you may
find useful include: