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The emerging adult with rheumatic disease: What adult rheumatologists need to know with Ms. Natasha Trehan, Dr. Michelle Batthish, and Dr. Stephanie Garner



This #CRArthritis interview features Natasha Trehan, a person living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and Founder of Take a Pain Check Foundation, Dr. Michelle Batthish, pediatric rheumatologist at McMaster Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Stephanie Garner, Adult Rheumatologist at the University of Calgary. Together, the trio defines what the emerging adult is and highlights the challenges that may arise in the transition from pediatric rheumatology care to adult rheumatology care.


Dr. Luiza Grazziotin’s work featured by Arthritis Society Canada

Dr. Luiza Grazziotin’s work on JIA has been highlighted by Arthritis Society Canada as a Top 10 Research Advance of 2022.



What it’s like to be diagnosed with arthritis at 13

For the past 6 months, Natasha Trehan has been working with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) on creating a documentary about her story. We are excited to share “If it weren’t for my friends, I wouldn’t have survived” which has now been released on CBC News alongside the article “What it’s like to be diagnosed with arthritis at 13”.

She was also interviewed on CBC Ottawa Morning radio. You can stream her interview segment here.

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