World Arthritis Day

More than 350 million people have arthritis globally More than 54 million people have arthritis in the USA World Arthritis Day, referred to as WAD, is a global awareness day held every year on 12 October. WAD aims to help raise awareness in all audiences across the world of the existence and impact of rheumatic... Continue Reading →

Walk to Cure Arthritis

I am pretty excited to participate in person at this years Walk to Cure Arthritis event. After 2 years of being virtual it’s going to be nice to connect with friends and meet new ones in this years walk to cure. When it’s over I will pop back here and post a video of the... Continue Reading →

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

It is not just older people who are affected by arthritis, children get it too — that’s why observing Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month in July each year is so important. Founded by the Arthritis Foundation, this campaign aims to raise awareness about this condition and share resources to help those affected by it. Did you... Continue Reading →

Awareness JA World Day March 18,2022

March 18th The biggest date in the calendar for raising awareness of Juvenile Arthritis (JA) and other childhood rheumatic conditions Hard to imagine that this very second somewhere in the world and even near you there is a child who dreams to hop skip jump and play like other kids their do. They dream of... Continue Reading →

What It Really Means to “Pace Yourself”

What It Really Means to “Pace Yourself” We hear it all the time but what does it mean....... Embracing flexibility instead of rigidity for those of us living with chronic joint pain. In the study, patients reported that key components of pacing themselves included: Breaking down tasks into mini tasksSaying ‘no’ or learning toBeing kind... Continue Reading →

Ways to help stop the Zoom Intruders

As an advocate for arthritis and a Facilitator to the Live Yes Connect Group and Founder of the International Support group Avascular Necrosis-Osteonecrosis Support Int’l I use Zoom a lot: as a person back in school I again use Zoom a lot: talking with family , friends and attending other meetings yep zoom again !... Continue Reading →

I Am A Nominee In The WEGOHealth Awards 2020

I am so honored to share that I am a nominee in the WEGOHealth Awards for Best In Show – Community and Patient Leader Hero #WEGOHealthChat #WEGOHealthAwards #PatientLeader #Osteoarthritis #Osteonecrosis #Grateful www,ChronicallyGratefulDebla.com and  https://avascularnecrosiseducation.com   My WEGOHealth Profile Link    Deborah Andio WEGOHealth Profile Link Voting will begin in July and link will be posted then... Continue Reading →

Link-Between Hearing Loss and RA

When we think of hearing loss, you may associate it with your loved one who’s always asking you to repeat yourself, or the friend who may struggle to follow conversations. Hearing loss is often caused by exposure to excessive noise and is even linked to the natural aging process. But did you know that hearing... Continue Reading →

Joint Pain and Our Government

It’s that damn pain that may creep up slowly on you with a dull, discomfort in one or several of your joints. Or it might be like a raging inferno it like a thief in the night, to steal your joy or try to.... the pain comes on suddenly without any warning, bringing on that... Continue Reading →

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