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AVON, OH – Have you recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? Do you have questions and concerns about rheumatoid arthritis? Then RA-Just Diagnosed, an Arthritis Foundation educational program, is for you.

RA-Just Diagnosed is a free one-session three-hour program that provides information, education and empowerment for individuals diagnosed with RA. There are no pre-requisites to attend and the program is ideal for someone who has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis within the past two years. However, if you received a diagnosis more than two years ago, you are welcome.

RA-Just Diagnosed will be offered Tuesdays June 3, August 5 or December 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Richard E. Jacobs Health Center, Community Room 103, 33100 Cleveland Clinic Blvd., Avon, OH., 44011. You need only attend one session.

Class participants receive a health organizer, participant workbook and helpful Arthritis Foundation information. A spouse or caregiver may attend as a guest and participate in discussions; however, guests do not receive class materials.

Registration is required to ensure enough materials. Call Arthritis Answers at 216-285-2836 or 800-245-2275, ext. 6416 to register.  Questions? Please contact

About the Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation ( is committed to raising awareness and reducing the unacceptable impact of arthritis, which strikes one in every five adults and 300,000 children, and is the nation’s leading cause of disability.  To conquer this painful, debilitating disease, we support education, research, advocacy and other vital programs and services.

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