Poor treatment of gout crippling Māori communities

Poor treatment of gout crippling Māori communities

A Māori pharmacist is on a mission to break the myths around gout – an arthritis Māori are almost three times more likely to suffer from. Gout is the second-most common arthritis in New Zealand, and causes painful swelling in joints like the big toe, wrist and...

Monthly Drop-in Clinics Rolleston

Come along and have a chat with an arthritis educator about ways to self-manage your arthritis. Health Professional – Susan Dargue, Arthritis Educator Tuesday 6 August 2019(12-2pm) Tuesday 3 September 2019(12-2pm) Thursday 3 October 2019(12-2pm) Thursday 31...

Fun times…

Keeping things real and the headspace right with sanity (gotta be sane, or at least enough saneness to keep these blogs up for a couple of years) at least a manageable level. The sanity must be just real enough to want to keep the leaking eyes from workmates, wife,...
Newly diagnosed phone support service

Newly diagnosed phone support service

Receiving a diagnosis of arthritis can be overwhelming, whether it happens at age 8 or 80. Yet for many people, their friends and family will never know that they are living with a chronic condition. Our newly diagnosed phone service means that anyone with arthritis...
Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Each month around the country, people gather as part of their local arthritis support group. These groups are a chance to connect, to share information, and of course to support one another. From Northland to Southland, support groups are the face of arthritis –...

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