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Internet-based education tool improved self-management, QoL in teens with JIA

11:26 EST 8 Nov 2017 | Healio

SAN DIEGO — An internet-based education and management program, paired with monthly health coaching, significantly improved health-related quality of life and disease management skills among teenagers with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, according to findings presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.
“As children with JIA move into adolescence, it is important to help them develop self-management skills so they can have the appropriate skills when they move into adult care,” Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, CPNP, from Child Health Evaluative Services at

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