Kac Para Yarismasi

Arthritis Diet and Exercises

Arthritis can impact one of five people in Hawaii


ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION HELPS SO MANY IN OUR STATE AND THIS MORNING WE WELCOME IN BOARD OF CHAIR MARTIN J. WELCH CEO OF HAWAII EMPLOYERS OF MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US MARTIN … MARTIN: THANK YOU FOR HAVING US. J: OKAY LET US TALK ABOUT THIS EVENT WHY WAS IT SO IMPORTANT AND NEEDED FOR THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION? M: THIS WAS OUR LARGEST FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION HERE IN HAWAII. WE RAISE OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS EVERY YEAR JUST FOR THIS EVENT. IN ADDITION TO THAT WE HAVE A WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS EVERY MAY AND WE RAISE A LARGE AMOUNT FOR THAT AS WELL. AND THAT FUNDING FOR ARTHRITIS GOES TO HEALTH FUND PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM ARTHRITIS HERE IN HAWAII. J: AND THERE ARE SO MANY AND I THINK IT’S ONE OF THOSE DISEASES THAT A LOT OF FOLKS DON’T KNOW REALIZE IT EXISTS. A LOT OF PROBLEMS THAT DON’T EXIST FOR PEOPLE BECAUSE IT CAN SOMETIMES CAN BE INVISIBLE. M: ABSOLUTELY, I THINK WE ALL OF THINK OF ARTHRITIS AS SOMETHING OUR GRANDMOTHER GETS, BUT THERE ARE OVER FIFTY MILLION PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES WHO GET SUFFER FROM ARTHRITIS. THAT’S ABOUT 1 OF 5 HERE IN HAWAII, AND ARTHRITIS DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IT’S NOT JUST FOR OLD PEOPLE IT’S OF ALL AGES, RACES AND GENDERS AND WHAT A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T REALIZE IS THAT CHILDREN GET ARTHRITIS. SO OVER THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND CHILDREN, PEOPLE UNDER SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE, IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE DOCTOR DIAGNOSED ARTHRITIS AND OVER TWELVE HUNDRED OF OUR KEIKI HERE IN HAWAII. J: NOW OF COURSE, THE FOUNDATION IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR DONATIONS AND FOLKS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR INFORMATION. IF THEY WANT TO DONATE AND IF THEY ARE JUST LOOKING TO FIND MORE INFO. HOW CAN THEY GO ABOUT DOING THIS? M: THEY CAN GO TO THE WEBSITE ARTHRISTIS.ORG/ HAWAII OR THEY CAN CALL THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION OFFICE, HERE IN HAWAII, AT 956- 2900. WE WELCOME DONATIONS EVEN AFTER THE EVENT IS OVER AND WE CAN PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW THEY CAN GET HELP WITH MEDICATION, DIET, EXERCISE PROGRAMS AND ANYTHING THAT CAN HELP THEM FIGHT AND COPE WITH THIS VERY DIBILITATING DISEASE … J: A LOT OF FOLKS LIKE TO GO TO EVENTS AND EVEN MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GET INVOLVED THAT WAY. I KNOW IT’S A LITTLE BIT ON THE HORIZON. WHEN’S THE NEXT MAJOR EVENT FOR THE FOUNDATION? M: THE NEXT MAJOR EVENT IS NEXT YEAR, IT WILL BE THE WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS, WHICH WE HAVE ANNUALLY. IF YOU WANT TO MARK YOUR CALENDARS IT’S MAY 22ND, 2016 AND IT WILL BE AT THE HONOLULU ZOO. IT WILL BE A GREAT TIME. PEOPLE WILL WALK AROUND, WE HAVE A LOT OF TENTS AND BOOTHS, AND GIVE-A-WAYS, AND FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT AND SO FORTH. WE HOPE TO RAISE A COUPLE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AT THAT EVENT AS WELL. J: WELL THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. M: THANK YOU AS WELL J: WE REALLY THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME. YOU’RE WATCHING KITV4 MORNING NEWS. MUCH MORE COMING UP— MORNING NEWS. MUCH MORE COMING UP— AFTER THE BREAK.

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