Dr. Albani – Juvenile Arthritis Research [Part 2]

Dr. Albani – Juvenile Arthritis Research [Part 2]

In part 2 of his interview with ANRF, Dr. Albani talks about how children diagnosed with arthritis are drastically different than adults who have the illness; he explains that they are two diametrically different diseases and should be treated as such.

He also answered a question from one of ANRF’s followers on how commonly juvenile arthritis is diagnosed as a result of another illness and how it is important to erase the stigma of arthritis from being an elderly person’s disease, to being known as a broader epidemic that affects everyone. Dr. Albani believes that to further advance science and properly address patients’ needs, arthritis needs to be known as a condition that does not discriminate against age.

To find out more about the research being done at SingHealth, visit: http://research.singhealth.com.sg/Pages/stiic.aspx

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Arthritis National Research Foundation

The Arthritis National Research Foundation's mission is to provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Writing articles about the patients affected and the science being done to find a cure shows why we need to come together to #CureArthritis!

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