Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast

The Arthritis Foundation created a one-of-a-kind podcast; hosted by patients, for patients. Explore the episode topics below, tune in and take control of your arthritis.

Nutrition
Nutrition

A healthy diet is key to living well with arthritis but knowing what to eat can get confusing. Hear from nutrition experts about the best foods and habits to help you thrive.

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Emotional Wellbeing & Relationships
Emotional Wellbeing & Relationships

A healthy mind and support system can help you cope and feel better with arthritis. Learn about the mind-body connection and behaviors that promote emotional wellbeing.

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Pain Management
Pain Management

From complementary therapies and treatments, to lifestyle habits and psychological techniques, discover unique and proven ways to take control of arthritis pain.

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Physical Activity
Physical Activity

Sometimes movement is the best medicine. Get moving with expert tips and learn strategies to help you stay motivated, even on painful days with arthritis.

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Disease Management
Disease Management

Take control of your arthritis by learning more about your disease and ways to stay healthy, including treatments, infection risk management and related conditions.

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Access to Medical Care
Access to Medical Care

Learn how to navigate common health care challenges, including insurance coverage hurdles, telemedicine, surgery prep and more.

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JA
JA

A juvenile arthritis diagnosis can affect the entire family. Find out ways to support your loved ones and your child with arthritis for a healthier, happier home life.

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Latest Podcast

Episode 47: 2021 Arthritis Research Highlights

Learn about new research and insights that may lead to better treatments and access to health care for people living with arthritis and related conditions. This episode features some highlights from the American College of Rheumatology’s annual scientific meeting — a six-day conference that draws professionals in rheumatology worldwide to learn about and discuss the latest research. Topics this year include the impact of COVID-19 on people with rheumatic conditions, benefits and warnings about certain medications, and disparities in health care. Host Rebecca Gillett also speaks with the Arthritis Foundation’s Steven Taylor about how the Foundation supports research and initiatives to improve the lives of those with arthritis.

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Episode 47: 2021 Arthritis Research Highlights
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Our Hosts

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Rebecca Gillett, MS OTR/L

Rebecca was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 26. Nineteen years, hundreds of injections, and fifteen surgeries later, she is a dedicated advocate and licensed occupational therapist committed to helping patients live their best lives. She is passionate about educating and raising awareness about what it's like living with arthritis, sharing her perspective as both a patient and a health care provider.

Rebecca is the Director of Content Strategy and Planning at the Arthritis Foundation. It’s her job to ensure the resources and education produced at the Arthritis Foundation have patient voices, questions, and concerns at their center. She earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University and her Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication from the University of Florida.

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Julie Eller

Julie was diagnosed with arthritis at 7 years old. She has been living with arthritis for nineteen years. Julie talks about the ups and downs, including her worst days when she needed an ambulatory wheelchair to get around school, to her most resilient ones when she biked 525 miles down the California coast.

Julie is the Director of Patient Centered Strategies and leads the Arthritis Foundation’s patient engagement portfolio. Her mission is to elevate patient voices with decision makers in research, policy, and product development to ensure that they are at the heart of healthcare decisions and design. She earned a Bachelor of Science in public health from Stockton University in her home state of New Jersey.

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The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

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As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

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Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.