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Stigma of Arthritis in young people

I came across this really interesting article in The Metro regarding the stigma associated with Arthritis in young people and what it’s like to live with an invisible disease. https://metro.co.uk/2019/11/09/from-stigma-to-addressing-invisible-illnesses-young-people-share-what-its-like-living-with-arthritis-11040563/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Having been diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis when I was 11 and told ‘you’ll probably grow out of it by[Read More…]

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Joel Nelson

Joel Nelson

Joel has lived with numerous forms of arthritis most of his life, with the onset when he was just 11 years old. In 2019, Joel created his blog, JoelvsArthritis to share his experiences, raise awareness and to be an advocate for those with arthritis and other autoimmune conditions. In his short writing career, Joel has written for a number of leading autoimmune and disability charities and is a community advocate and writer for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com. Read his arthritis story here: https://joelvsarthritis.co.uk/my-story

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