Ankylose This! Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thursday, August 02, 2007

People with AS in the news

Boston Globe: Ellyn Robinson, a 42-year-old associate professor of exercise physiology who runs marathons and triathlons, is also a competitive weightlifter: she competes this month at the World Masters championship in Hungary. She was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in 2000.

Willoughby News-Herald: 22-year-old Hilary Petersen of Mentor, Ohio ran a five-mile race only a year after being diagnosed with AS (see also).

Newham Recorder: Danny Branham, 49, is the latest persion with AS whose prognosis improved dramatically after being injected with TNF blockers to be featured by the British media.

Montgomery County Sentinel: Despite diagnoses of ankylosing spondylitis and sarcoidosis, Deserie Johnson, 36, still managed to put out a CD of beat poetry.

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