Did you know that kids get athritis too? Emily was diagnosed with Juvenille Arthritis at 18 months old. We are thankful for her wonderful specialist team and for Emily's responsiveness to treatment. We are hopeful that one day there will be treatment for Emily that has fewer side effects, is less frequent and hopefully one day there could be a cure. At the age of 2 today, research will make a difference to Emily's life.
Today, more than 6 million Canadians are affected by arthritis (including kids!). These numbers are only going to increase. By 2035, 1 in 4 Canadians will have arthritis. As the prevalence of arthritis increases, so does the demand for investment into cutting-edge research, proactive advocacy and innovative solutions that will deliver better health outcomes for people affected by arthritis.
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