Increasing Arthritis Prevalence among US Adults

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By U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention (CDC). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Arthritis prevalence is on the rise, with an estimated 58.5 million US adults reporting doctor-diagnosed arthritis, according to a new CDC analysis. Dr. Kristina Theis, epidemiologist and lead author on the report, discusses the report's findings, including the increase in US adults with arthritis, how adults with arthritis can manage their symptoms, and how providers, public health professionals, and community members can help.

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