Quarterly JM Medical News

The Cure JM Foundation produces a quarterly newsletter with the latest news, educational opportunities, and research updates about Juvenile Myositis. Please click below to read past issues of the Quarterly Medical Newsletter. September 2022

How Important is Exercise for JM Patients While on the Path to Recovery and Remission?

Sue Maillard, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Pediatric Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Pain Juvenile myositis patients and parents of children with JM often ask how important exercise is while on the path to recovery and remission. That question was recently addressed beautifully at the Global Conference on Myositis presentation by physical therapist Sue Maillard, a foremost expert, clinical […]

Transitioning Care From Pediatric Rheumatology to Adult Care

Rebecca E. Sadun, MD, PhD Dr. Sadun is a pediatric and adult rheumatologist at Duke University, a Cure JM Center of Excellence. She recently presented at the Global Conference on Myositis (GCOM) on transitioning care from pediatric rheumatology to adult care. Dr. Sadun notes several depressing statistics relating transition to adult care: Health outcomes for […]