JIA Stories – 1 – What is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

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Children and teenagers get a kind of arthritis called juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). In this video, Duncan, Danielle, and Lindsey discuss how they have managed their arthritis.

This video is provided for general information only. It does not replace a diagnosis or medical advice from a healthcare professional who has examined your child and understands their unique needs. Please speak with your doctor to check if the content is suitable for your situation.

For more information, visit https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/jia
Teens can visit the JIA teen site to learn about managing symptoms, and coping with JIA management now and in the future. https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/jiateenhub

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00:00 – Introducing Duncan, Danielle, and Lindsey

01:25 – The impact of arthritis

02:20 – Living with arthritis

02:42 – Dr. Cameron discusses arthritis in children

03:55 – Being a teen with arthritis and overcoming challenges

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