Principal Investigator:Pimstone, Simon Neil Licenced Year(s):
This study is to determine the underlying cause of arthritis in the NWT. It will be done in two phases. Phase 1: Pilot study which will take approximately 2-5 days. A rheumatologist and a geneticist will travel to Fort Providence to set up a clinic for all patients in the community who have been treated previously for arthritis. On each patient, an examination, blood test and basic hip/lower back...