Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation - General information about arthritis, books, self-help products, courses, and message boards. Arthritis news. www.arthritis.org/
About Arthritis Center.com - Fairly extensive informational site about many forms of arthritis and therapies, as well as arthritis related news. arthritis.about.com/health/arthritis/
Arthritis Central - Much general information about arthritis, but for the best parts, subscription is required. www.arthritiscentral.com/
RA Watch.com - Lots of information on rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and RA chat rooms all sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. www.rawatch.com/
Spondylitis Foundation www.spondylitis.org/
National Institute of Arthritis and Muculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) www.niams.nih.gov/
National Psoriasis Foundation www.psoriasis.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=1336


Food Allergies

Celiac.com - Information on celiac disease www.celiac.com/
Glutenfree.com - Information on gluten free diet www.glutenfree.com/
Foodallergy.org - The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network www.foodallergy.org/
Gluten-free quick start guide by Dr. Shikhman www.ifsmed.com/media/image/Gluten Free Quick Start Guide.pdf


Rheumatology

American College of Rheumatology - Official professional site for rheumatologists. Access to MedLine medical literature search. www.rheumatology.org/
Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology Division - Information on arthritis and rheumatic diseases from a very reliable source. Excellent list of frequently asked questions and their answers (patient section). ::FAQ Hotlink www.hss.edu/rheumatology.asp
RA Watch.com - Lots of information on rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and RA chat rooms all sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. www.rawatch.com/
Rheumatology Etymology - Defining some common words in the world of the rheumatologist http://www.the-rheumatologist.org/details/article/1311693/Rheumatology_Etymology.html


Autoimmune Disease

Sjogren's Disease Foundation www.sjogrens.org/
Scleroderma Foundation www.scleroderma.org/
Wegener's Granulomatosis www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001192/
Lupus Foundation & Lupus foundation of Southern California www.lupus.org/newsite/index.html & www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/california_home.aspx
Takayasu's Arteritis vasculitis.med.jhu.edu/typesof/takayasu.html


Connective Tissue Disease

Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation - Information for people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome ednf.org/


Aging

National Institute on Aging www.nia.nih.gov/
Senior Net - Information of interest to seniors www.seniornet.org/
AARP - American Association of Retired Persons official site. www.aarp.org/


General Medical Resources

National Library of Medicine Gateway - Search the National Library of Medicine gateway.nlm.nih.gov/gw/Cmd
American Pain Foundation www.painfoundation.org/
Streptococcal infection www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/streptococcal/default.htm





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