JointHealth™ express   May 12, 2011

In this issue of JointHealth™ monthly:

Do you have children or plan to have children? Do you live with arthritis? Any prospective parent worries about managing their own lives, let alone that of a small child. Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs we may ever do. If you have arthritis, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenge. The good news is, careful planning will help with the transition to parenthood. For those with arthritis who are already parents, there are several strategies for reducing the hurdles you and your family may face.

In this issue of JointHealth™ monthly, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) discusses the challenges people living with arthritis face when raising a family and provides a few tips to help people adjust their parenting strategy to make it a bit easier. Also in this issue, you can find out more about the newest tool created by the Arthritis is cured! (if you want it) National Arthritis Awareness Program for helping to start the conversation about arthritis with the public and with healthcare professionals.