CDC provides funding to national organizations and state programs to improve quality of life of adults with arthritis.
CDC works with the Arthritis Foundation, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, National Recreation and Parks Association, Osteoarthritis Action Alliance, University of North Carolina, and Y-USA to promote lifestyle management programs and walking.
Funded State Programs
Currently there are 13 state programs funded by CDC. They build on lessons from the state health departments to expand lifestyle management programs.