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New report: Arthritis is a potential barrier to physical activity for adults with diabetes
Date:5/8/2008

ews is that safe and effective self-management programs are available. People living with arthritis and diabetes can benefit from participating in one of the Arthritis Foundations exercise or self-management programs, such as the Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program and the Arthritis Foundation Self-Help Program, said Klippel. People should contact their local Arthritis Foundation chapter at www.arthritis.org for information about the resources available in their specific area.

The Importance of Taking Action

Arthritis currently limits activity for 19 million Americans, taking a $128 billion toll on the U.S. economy annually in direct [medical expenditures] and indirect [lost earnings] costs. With the aging of the Baby Boomer population, the prevalence of arthritis is expected to rise by 40 percent in the next two decades alone.

Despite evidence of the growing need for intervention to stop the rise of this disabling disease in our population, the level of federal funding for arthritis public health and research has declined steadily by nearly $28 million over the past six years, said Klippel. We are on the verge of a public health crisis and must take action now.

The Arthritis Foundation is working to help address this ever-growing problem through the proposal of legislation. The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act (S. 626/H.R. 1283) proposes to strengthen arthritis public health initiatives, which would ensure that more people are diagnosed early and avoid pain and permanent disability.


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Contact: Kristin Francini
kfrancini@gymr.com
202-745-5107
Arthritis Foundation
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