Posts Tagged ‘Humira’

  • Health Data Is Like Yogurt: Full of Possibilities

    Show me the data! Enjoy a laugh with this short adaptation of the legendary “Show me the money” scene from Jerry Maguire created by Dr. Eric Topol of Scripps Translational Science Institute. “Show me the money” has become a kind of motto that also reminds me of Wendy’s old “Where’s the beef?” ads. People want […]

  • My First Actemra Treatment

    Actemra is my fourth Biologic treatment My first Actemra treatment was two weeks ago. I never dreamed I’d be going for my fourth different kind of Biologic treatment. When my first rheum doc said I’d feel much better soon with Humira, I believed it. When the Rheumatoid Arthritis continued to progress, the doc seemed as […]

  • Comparison of Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    Which is best Biologic for Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis patients often compare notes about which Biologic they recommend. Which Biologic works best for RA? Which Biologic has fewest side effects? Does anyone know? Some new RA patients tell me that their doctors provide them with a list of Biologics and ask them to choose one […]

  • How well do Biologic medications help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    Biologic medicines for RA: The Humira team? I remember when my rheumatologist explained Humira to me. She drew pictures to show me how the molecule in the medicine interfered with the process of Rheumatoid Arthritis. She said that the molecule in the drug locked onto an antibody molecule, effectively neutering the immune molecule. It sounded […]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Requires Disease Treatment and Symptom Treatment

    There is a difference between disease control and symptom control for Rheumatoid Arthritis. There is no Rheumatoid Arthritis cure. You probably gathered that from yesterday’s funny blog. However, there are medications which can curb many of the effects of RA by actually cutting back the activity of the immune cells. These are the medicines referred to as […]

  • Pyramid Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis Trashed

    RA treatment: Pyramid v. Surge OOPS! If you’ve read many books or articles on the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, you may have heard of the treatment pyramid. During past decades, this was the general treatment plan for all RA patients (regardless of disease course type). Here’s a brief summary of what is was like to […]

  • RA left my glass half-full: Changing Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicines

    I knew the glass was half-full from RA. Two months ago, I could do about half of what I could do before RA. The doctors kept saying my Rheumatoid Arthritis should be getting even better. I really wanted that, too. The doses of my RA medications were as high as they could go: Humira weekly (that’s […]

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