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Patient Resources:

The American College of Rheumatology

The ACR is an organization of and for physicians, health professionals, and scientists that advances rheumatology through programs of education, research, advocacy and practice support that foster excellence in the care of people with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

The Arthritis Foundation

he Arthritis Foundation offers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis.

John Hopkins Scleroderma Center

Scleroderma is a rheumatic autoimmune disease that causes hardening of the skin and other tissues of the body. Early symptoms include Raynaud’s phenomenon. Although Scleroderma is chronic, it can be treated successfully

Lupus Foundation of America

With nearly 300 chapters, branches and support groups in 32 states, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is the nation's leading non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes and cure for lupus. Our mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and find the causes and cure. Research, education, and patient services are at the heart of LFA's programs.

Mayo Clinic Diseases and Conditions

A comprehensive guide on hundreds of conditions.

National Institute of Arthritis

The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Established in 1984, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.

Current Clinical Trials.Gov

This is a database for current clinical trials that are being done around the world. Many patients are interested in participating in trials.

 

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