Arthritis At Home Episode 90 – Experiences of self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
In this episode of Arthritis At Home, Dr. Jenny Leese shares research findings from her recently published paper “Experiences of self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study”. She highlights the importance of patient partners in inspiring and helping to develop the study. Dr. Leese also discusses ways to ensure diversity in research and share findings in a meaningful and easy to understand manner.
Dr. Leese is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa and the Centre of Implementation Research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She is also a Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow at Arthritis Research Canada. Jenny completed her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of British Columbia, with a focus on ethical issues experienced by people with arthritis when using wearable technology in their self-care.
Check out these helpful resources to learn more
Experiences of self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study – https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/hex.13341
Returning to work and health concerns for people living with arthritis with Dr. Diane Lacaille – https://arthritisathome.jointhealth.org/?p=692
Nutrition and arthritis during COVID-19 with Cristina Montoya – https://arthritisathome.jointhealth.org/?p=605
JointHealthTM insight: Examining Virtual Health Inequities – https://jointhealth.org/programs-jhinsight-view.cfm?id=1267&locale=en-CA