Our Impact in 2019
In 2019, the Arthritis Foundation led the way in changing the future of arthritis.
We connected people online and in person
and 18,000 Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessments were collected, one of the largest-of-its-kind patient-reported outcomes studies.
We led the charge
for new legislation introduced in Congress and secured 26 new laws in 20 states, supporting legislation to curb step therapy.
the first CBD Guidance for Adults with Arthritis.
We expanded our fellowship opportunities
to close the gap on the shortage of rheumatologists, focused on communities with the greatest need.
from 1,500 to more than 5,000 Live Yes! Online Community registered users.
2,554 campers at 38 Juvenile Arthritis camps and 1,800 attendees at the Arthritis Foundation National JA Conference in Houston and Minneapolis.
2019 Impact Report
Supporters like you have helped the Arthritis Foundation take on the biggest challenges facing people impacted by arthritis, creating a movement to galvanize the arthritis community and change the future of arthritis. Learn more about our impact in 2019.
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