PMRGCAuk

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It's PMRGCAuk Week!

It's PMRGCAuk Week from 18-24 June, our annual awareness and fundraising.....more

Members' Day & AGM 2019

Dr Chetan Mukhtyar, Consultant Rheumatologist at Norfolk & Nowich.....more

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Christchurch Support Group

Thu 20 Jun 2019
The Curlew, Christchurch Road, West Parley, BH22 8SQ, Christchurch

Whitstable Meet Up Group - June 2019

Fri 21 Jun 2019
Seasalter and District Women's Institute, 8 Faversham Road, Seasalter, CT5 4AL

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) and Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) are linked rheumatic conditions, little known by the public and poorly understood in medicine.

Causing severe pain and discomfort, the standard treatment is long term use of corticosteroids. Undiagnosed and untreated, GCA can lead to catastrophic sight loss - but this can easily be prevented if caught in time.

PMRGCAuk is a registered charity set up to meet the needs of people with these debilitating conditions, their friends, family and helping professionals.

We offer information and support at all stages - from diagnosis through to recovery. And above all, we offer hope.

Helpline 0300 111 5090 or email helpline@pmrgca.org.uk

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