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Young people and arthritis


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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Find out about growing up with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

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How can I help myself?

There are many things you can do to help yourself when you have arthritis, like eating heathily, exercising and getting a good night's sleep.

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Living with arthritis

Living with arthritis when you're young can be difficult, but our information can help with some of the issues you might face.

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Information for parents of children with arthritis

If your child is diagnosed with arthritis it can be extremely upsetting and worrying. As a parent, there's a lot you can do to support your child, including helping them to eat healthily, exercise and get on well at school.

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Information for teachers

Arthritis can affect many areas of life, including education. But there's a lot that schools can do to help young people with arthritis.

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