Archive for the ‘RA Education’ Category

  • Biosimilars for Rheumatoid Arthritis: 5 Facts

    Discussion of the distinction between biosimilars and biologic originators and the cost and approval process of biosimilars for rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Progression

    Explanation of rheumatoid arthritis progression with printable guide to illustrate an individual pattern of rheumatoid disease activity.

  • Stand Together

    In fighting rheumatoid disease, we need to stand together for support and advice to deal with increasing disability and pain, and the lack of RD awareness.

  • 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