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, Knee arthritis improved by combined diet and exercise

Knee arthritis improved by combined diet and exercise

New Knee Arthritis study shows that a combination of diet and exercise is better than diet or exercise alone for reducing the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Participants in a study out of Wake Forest University who combined diet and exercise reduced knee pain, improved function and improved quality of life...

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, Running could protect against arthritic knees

Running could protect against arthritic knees

Does running wear your knees down or protect them against arthritis? If you said, protect, you’d be correct. Runners are approximately half as likely as walkers to develop osteoarthritis or need a hip replacement. It is likely that the joint responds to the stress of running, adapts and gets stronger,...

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, What do diabetes and arthritis have in common?

What do diabetes and arthritis have in common?

Diabetes and arthritis are linked in more ways than one. Type I diabetes and RA are both autoimmune disorders. Certain inflammatory markers of rheumatoid arthritis are also elevated in Type 1 diabetes patients and certain anti-inflammatory drugs for RA may also help diabetes. Type II diabetes and OA are both...

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, Rheumatoid arthritis is very different from OA though both cause joint pain & swelling.

Rheumatoid arthritis is very different from OA though both cause joint pain & swelling.

The BioniCare Hand System is indicated for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis is a very different disease than osteoarthritis. It involves an abnormal immune system response and can be very debilitating, though it’s cause is unknown. It commonly strikes between the ages of 20 and 50 and 75% are women....

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