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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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June 1, 2018
  • Two in three US adults with arthritis are overweight or have obesity, which can increase their pain from arthritis.
  • Less than half of these adults are getting a recommendation to lose weight from their healthcare providers.
  • Healthcare providers can counsel their patients with arthritis who are also overweight with these five key techniques for managing arthritis pain.

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Page last reviewed: June 1, 2018