Archive for the ‘RA Education’ Category

  • Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative allows the public to safely discard unwanted or expired medications, protecting environmental and human health.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Persists

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain persists despite treatments that may reduce some symptoms. Disease activity measures ignore various aspects of disease activity.

  • Remaining Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Remaining Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis is pain that remains after medical treatment. Properly interpreting symptoms is fundamental to understanding RA / RD.

  • The Role of Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis is principal a sign of disease activity, but is often given less significance because other factors are easier to measure.

  • Church Bells Ringing True

    Carrie Underwood song Church Bells is another hit country song about domestic violence. Church Bells is Carrie’s 24th number one song.

  • Curing Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mice and Men

    Curing rheumatoid arthritis is elusive and complicated for good reasons. Examining why curing RA in mice does not always produce treatments for humans.

  • Prednisone Dosage Case Study

    Case study of prednisone dosage in a person with rheumatoid arthritis / disease has several implications for understanding of disease activity.

  • Prednisone Effects: Your Results May Vary

    Discussion of prednisone effects and side effects, and finding a manageable effective dose of a medicine famous for being both miraculous and intolerable.

  • 5 Reasons Disease Awareness Matters

    Discussion of the value of disease awareness especially with so-called invisible illnesses. List of ways that disease awareness

  • Why We Need More Potassium and How to Get It

    People with chronic illness may need more potassium to maintain a proper sodium-potassium balance with list of ways to increase potassium intake.

  • Joint Redness with Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Joint redness is common in Rheumatoid Arthritis, yet depictions of red joints are often simulated by photo editing or extreme examples.