Venus William’s Auto Immune Disease is a form of arthritis.

Venus Williams has pulled out of the US Open due to an auto immune disease which is a type of arthritis – Sjogrens Syndrome. Despite her disappointment, pain and fatigue she still had the guts to come out and tell the public. This takes so much courage. Thank you Venus. We are chipping away at the notion that arthritis is not an old person’s disease and your honesty, and the honesty of golfer Phil Mickelson will help us all.Venus Williams: What Is Sjogren\’s Syndrome? – ABC News