Rheumatology

4 PPG Place, Second Floor
Pittsburgh PA 15222
Phone: 412-456-4300
Fax: 412-456-4310
http://gouteducation.org/

FEATURED RESOURCEGout Patient Brochures and Posters

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society is a nonprofit organization of health care professionals dedicated to educating the public and health care community about gout – an extremely painful form of inflammatory arthritis – and the related health care consequences of hyperuricemia. With the aim of improving the quality of care and minimizing the burden of gout, the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society offers complimentary resources for both the public and medical professionals.

2000 L Street, N.W., Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-349-1155
Fax: 202-349-1156
http://www.lupus.org/

FEATURED RESOURCE: Help & Resources for Patients

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Center for Clinical Trials Education is the resource for people with lupus and their families who want to learn about clinical trials.

 


USA
Phone: 1-877-95-TRIAL
http://www.lupustrials.org/

FEATURED RESOURCE: Why to Participate in a Trial

More than 1.5 million Americans and millions more worldwide suffer from lupus—a disease for which there is no known cause, few medicines, and no cure.

Finally now, after decades of little action, things are happening. The community is seeing unprecedented interest from biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies that translates into dozens of companies interested in lupus and even more trials for lupus patients.

Additional Resources

  • Arthritis Foundation
    The Arthritis Foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.

  • Lupus LA
    Lupus LA, the West Coast division of the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, promotes lupus research, awareness, and education, and serves the needs of people with lupus and their families in Los Angeles County.