Below, we have provided links to valuable resources that give patients information on rheumatic diseases, the importance of the field of rheumatology and tools for living with arthritis.
Simple Tasks - a website for the American College of Rheumatology that is dedicated to educating the public about the importance of the field and increase understanding about the work of rheumatologists.
Arthritis.org - a website created by the Arthritis Foundation that provides tools for living with the disease and opportunities to connect with people like you.
American College of Rheumatology – the ACR has prepared information for patients about 22 rheumatic diseases, about the caregivers who treat patients with arthritis, and about several common medications used to treat rheumatic diseases.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) - provides information and handouts on various rheumatologic diseases.
Nutrition Action Healthletter – a website from the Center for Science in the Public Interest dedicated to helping you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Patient Advocacy Groups
Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)
American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
International Still's Disease Foundation
National Fibromyalgia Association
National Fibromyalgia Partnership
National Institute on Aging
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Psoriasis Foundation
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center Scleroderma Foundation
Spondylitis Association of America