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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
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...