Rheumatology Educational material that can be printed during visit:

   ACR website: http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/index.asp,

o        Medications: http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/medications/index.asp

o        *Material in English or Spanish, but to be printed by physician logged in to the ACR website

   NIH website:

o        http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/default.asp#Information_Packages

o        *Material in English or Spanish, some available online, some on hard copies that have to be requested and mailed to a patient or physician (free of charge).

   Johns Hopkins Arthritis website:

o        http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org/patient-corner/

o        *Material in English only. Information on things like: how to give oneself a subcutaneous injection, exercise with arthritis, information on biologics for patients.

o        Information on clinical trials at Hopkins

   The Scleroderma Foundation:

o        http://www.scleroderma.org/foundation.shtm

o        *Material in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


Patient resources:

   The Arthritis Foundation website:

o        http://www.arthritistoday.org/

o        *Website in English only.

   The Lupus Foundation:

o        http://www.lupus.org

o        *Website in English or Spanish. Flyers can be ordered from bookstore with small charge.

o        Information on local support groups, but NY chapter is actually in New Jersey.

   The Myositis Association:

o        http://www.myositis.org/template/page.cfm?id=42

o        *Website in English only; information on support groups.