Welcome to the Dragon Claw website where you’ll find a wealth of information and support for those affected by Rheumatoid Disease, Lupus and JIA. Dragon Claw exists to help you better manage your health and get the support you need to live to the fullest.
In 2022 we expanded our support to all of those with AUTOIMMUNE IMFLAMMATORY DISEASES. There are numerous types of diseases in 3 groups being Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology.
We strongly believe in an integrated and holistic approach to managing these diseases so we have brought together practical information, personal stories, dietary advice and hints and tips to help you when you are thinking about how to manage your condition and lifestyle.
Just browse through the ‘Here to Help' section to discover the sort of information that's available.
Listen to Susan’s story about her experience with Rheumatoid Arthritis and why you should become a member of Dragon Claw.
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The site you are currently looking at is the public site but if you register as a member you’ll have access to even more invaluable resources that include
Over 60 short videos across a whole range of topics including exercise advice, interviews with sufferers and diet and nutrition information
Where you’ll be able to discuss and learn more about your disease with other sufferers and carers. Over 30 topics have been covered already
Packed with the latest research and information.
To find out more about what is available as a member of Dragon Claw simply click here to take a tour of the Members site.
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Crippling RA is rampant amongst First Australians
On a recent visit to remote indigenous communities Dragon Claw saw that there was an urgent need to help local first Australian suffers of these diseases as many did not fully appreciate the importance of taking their medication on a regular basis.
Dragon Claw was determined to address this issue and decided to launch the world’s first educational pilot program to remote first nations peoples anywhere in the world specifically on RA.
RA and Lupus Amongst Australian Indigenous Populations
Founded in 2015, CreakyJoints Australia is an important source of information for Australian arthritis patients and their families.
CreakyJoints recently published an article on the impact of COVID-19 on the current worldwide shortage of tocilizumab (Actemra).
This link will take you to this article that you may find of interest particularly if you
A lifetime nursing very sick hospital patients required high energy and activity on her feet, a role she loved and lived for. Her diagnosis prematurely ended this and led her to a dark place of pain and discomfort until she found the Dragon Talk Forum. Please...
Quoted from Medivizor
In a nutshell
This study investigated if emotional health affects pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They found that emotional health, along with physical state can have an effect on pain in RA.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term condition. It leads to painful swelling and inflammation in the joints. As RA progresses, tissue in the joints will get damaged. This leads to persistent pain....
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RINVOQ is for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response or...
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