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LiveWell Chronic Disease Management
Rheumatology Program

​Who it is for:

Individuals living with:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Lupus

  • Gout

  • Other rheumatic illnesses

Goals:

The LiveWell Rheumatology Program provides individuals and their families with disease specific information, support and encouragement assisting in the development of a healthy lifestyle. The Rheumatology Nurse clinician will assist in the development of disease specific self-management skills with the overall goal of improvement in your daily functioning and quality of life.

The team works closely with the rheumatologist and family physician to assist individuals to self manage their condition.

Service:

Referrals to other support services can be initiated by the team based on the needs of the patient. The Nurse Clinician works in collaboration with dietitians and exercise therapists.

How to Register:

Physician , health care provider or self-referral

Cost:

Free

Location:

Royal University Hospital

Contact:

LiveWell Chronic Disease Management
Royal University Hospital,103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N0W8
Office: 306-655-LIVE (306-655-5483)
Toll Free: 1-877-LIVE-898  (1-877-548-3898)
Facsimile: 306-655-6758
live-well@saskatoonhealthregion.ca
saskatoonhealthregion.ca/livewell

​Dr. Nancy Gyurcsik, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Gyucsik is researching psychological factors between arthritis and sticking to a regular exercise program.

Watch the Global News link below for some of her findings.

Global News - June 18 - Dr. Nancy Gyurcsik

 

Last Modified: Friday, July 4, 2014 |
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