Video: Living with early-onset arthritis

Meet Charlotte, a young, fun mother who happens to have severe rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition that attacks an individual’s joints, usually associated with the elderly


In this short film, Charlotte explains how she came to realise she had this crippling condition, which had an impact on her day to day life, both as a person in her own right and as a mother.

Running time: 3 mins 5 secs

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Immune System’ in January 2015.

Immunology, Medicine, Health, infection and disease
Immune System
Education levels:
14–16, 16–19, Continuing professional development