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Rheumatology Data Repository Study
The purpose of the storage bank is to collect information about you so that we can contact you for current and future research pertaining to the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Rheumatologists and researchers are currently involved in research to better understand the biology and biochemistry of different types of joint diseases which may lead to better treatments and possible cures of these rheumatologic diseases. Some people feel it is important and valuable to contribute to research and the search for better medical understanding. The information gained from research studies may benefit other people in the future.
In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:
- Have been diagnosed with a rheumatologic disease.
You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:
- Do not desire to participate in research.
This is a partial list of inclusion and exclusion criteria.