American College of Rheumatology Campaign Highlights Devastating Impact of Rheumatic Diseases

American College of Rheumatology campaign helps people understand how diseases like lupus affect ability to do everyday tasks

The American College of Rheumatology launches its Simple Tasks campaign today (www.SimpleTasks.org). The initiative aims to raise awareness of the severe impact of rheumatic diseases – such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and gout – on the U.S. population and to highlight the importance of rheumatologists in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.