News from Kentucky

University of Kentucky Research Foundation Receives $60,000 Research Award from the Arthritis Foundation

Beatriz Hanaoka, M.D., of the University of Kentucky (UK), has been awarded a Clinical to Research Transition Award (CRTA) from the Arthritis Foundation.  Click here to read more about Dr. Hanaoka and the award.





Complementary Medicine

What do magnets, needles, water, and yoga have in common?  They are all part of complementary therapies that can help those living with the daily pain of arthritis.  Click here to learn more about the various types of complementary therapies available.



 Water Walking 101

Looking for a great summer workout that will keep you cool?  Try water exercising!  Click here to learn tips from the Arthritis Foundation on how to safely exercise in the water so you can keep moving this summer!



Boosting Activity for People With Arthritis

In order to dramatically reduce the impact of arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation recently released a report, Environmental and Policy Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Adults With Arthritis.  The report focuses on changes that could be made within six important sectors to make physical activity possible for individuals with arthritis. Click here to read more.


Upcoming Events

Great Lakes Region Webinar- Lunch and Learn
State Advocacy Issues: Access to Care and Medications

June 28, 2012, 11am-12pm
Featured Speaker: Ryan Sullivan, Regional Coordinator, Saginaw Valley and Genesee County Michigan Consumers for Healthcare.  Please check the special events website closer to the event for registration information.  Please contact or (513) 527-5042.

2012 Arthritis Speaker Series

Wednesday, July 25th
Rheumatoid & Osteoarthritis:
Diagnosis, Treatments and Research Updates
Mohsen Ehsan, M.D.
Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Sellersburg
Check-in 5:30 pm
Program 6:00 pm
Register at or call 502-585-1866, ext. 106



Arthritis Awareness Night at the Louisville Bats

Thursday, July 26th
Louisville Slugger Field
7:05 pm
For more information, call 502-585-1866, ext. 106 or email


Louisville Arthritis Walk

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Louisville Slugger Field

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