June 9th, 2020 | 21 mins 49 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, antibody tests, arthritis, axial spondylitis, biologics, coronavirus, covid testing, covid-19, dmards, high risk covid, hydroxychloroquine, immunocompromised, immunosuppressed, infection, infectious disease, osteoarthritis, prednisone, prevention, psoriatic arthritis, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatology, social distancing, steroids, vaccines, washing hands, wearing a mask
As many people begin returning to work during this pandemic, those living with arthritis may be feeling an increase in anxiety and stress about the risks of contracting COVID-19. In this episode of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast, Dr. Kevin Winthrop, a leading expert in infectious disease and rheumatology, provides an update on what we now know– and still don’t know – about this new coronavirus and its effects on people with arthritis. He shares the latest information about the research, risks, testing and the future of potential vaccines.
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April 6th, 2020 | Season 1 | 43 mins 52 secs
anxiety, arthritis, chronic illness, connect, coping, depression, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mental health, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, social worker, support group, therapy, transitions, wellness in challenging times
When you live with a chronic illness like arthritis, you’ve had to endure many different losses. So how do you cope with it all? Collectively, the world around us is going through the loss of what we used to know and the fear of the unknown. This journey is one those with arthritis experience daily. Social worker, researcher, Arthritis Warrior and Arthritis Advocate Courtney Wells shares her personal journey — and helps identify the important steps to take to ensure we’re mentally and emotionally well during these challenging times.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to get show notes: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast Read Courtney's blog with more information and suggestions for books and other podcasts here: http://blog.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/wellness-in-challenging-times/