Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Netherlands) Top 10

  1. Pain and fatigue are often present when the disease is in remission. How does this happen, what can one do about it, and can one predict which patients will suffer from them?
  2. What is the best treatment plan for each individual patient? (e.g. start a biological directly, which one, what to do when the first one does not work, and how can medication best be tapered off?)
  3. What is the best treatment plan for uveitis in JIA, and are there factors that predict its effectiveness?
  4. Why are children with JIA fatigued more quickly, what can be done about it, and how can one best cope with the fatigue in daily life?
  5. How does JIA develop and which factors influence this?
  6. How can the course (flares, extensions, cure) of JIA be better explained and predicted?
  7. What is the influence of nutrition on JIA, and can a diet help?
  8. What are the short and long term side effects/consequences of the drugs taken for JIA?
  9. What is the influence of JIA on future opportunities regarding school results, work and relationships?
  10. What is the influence of sports and exercise on JIA and vice versa?