Arthritis comes in many forms, but all of them make joints stiff and sore and can result in significant disability. It is among the most common chronic conditions in the U. S. Learn about the differences between osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of the disease. Are there ways to reduce the risk of developing arthritis? We’ll talk with one of the country’s leading experts about prevention and treatment.
Guest: Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH, Herman and Louise Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center. She is also Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.