FORWARD Summer 2019

This issue you'll hear from Dr. Patricia Katz, the FORWARD Lupus Registry director and one of our participants with insights on lupus and research on lupus and other rheumatic diseases.  In our non-profit highlight section, you can learn about The Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc. (LADA) organization.  You can also find out how rheumatic diseases affect sleep and some tips to help with trying to get a better night's rest.

FORWARD Spring 2019

Happy Spring!! In this issue meet our new Biobank Director, Kristin Wipfler and other helpful tips for everyone on ways to keep safe when going outdoors.

FORWARD Winter 2019

In this Issue you will find out information on how to reach goals by making them SMART goals and research that was presented at the American College of Rheumatology meeting.

FORWARD Fall 2018

In this issue we are celebrating 20 years of being a non-profit and over 35 years of data collection.

FORWARD Summer 2018

This issue you'll find conversations with Kevin Deane, MD about his new project, StopRA, and a FORWARD member sharing their experience with their disease. There are also resources for Dupuytren Disease and tips to help manage and maintain your energy levels during the summer months.

FORWARD Spring 2018

Check out our profile of Co-Director Kaleb Michaud (@Dr_K), meet Dr. Ted  Mikuls, who uses FORWARD research to find ways to predict and prevent rheumatoid arthritis, and find tips on being your own advocate, along with other health tips, in the FORWARD Spring 2018 issue.

FORWARD January 2018

We are pleased to share with you our new Forward magazine that provides insight on our new look and additional name that we have added to the National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases (NDB). In this issue we also have updates on ongoing projects and the latest research.

FORWARD July 2017

Read about a NDB participant's personal journey in life with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), updates on the latest NDB Research and projects,  and the NDB Staff answers some common questions received from the participants.

FORWARD Newsletter January 2017

We are trying out a new format in the newsletter with a section dedicated to NDB participants who what to share their story with others.

FORWARD Newsletter July 2016

This edition has a wonderful personal story from Co-Director Dr. Kaleb Michaud on how rheumatoid arthritis has affected his family and how research is important to him not only for work, but personally.  This edition also features an update on the International Dupuytren Data Bank (, information on the organization MotherToBaby (, and updates on other projects and the latest research from the NDB.

FORWARD Newsletter January 2016

Learn more about the new International Dupuytren Data Bank and the latest NDB research from the 2015 American College of Rheumatology Meeting. Also in this edition, information about the non-profit group the International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis (