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RA News Vol. 8: Predicting TNF Response, Prednisone Increases Remission, New Mayo Clinic Heart Disease Risk Study

Brief rundown of 3 recent RA news articles that could make big impact 1. Simple urine test may predict who responds to TNF biologics! British researcher Dr. Sabrina Kapoor noted that the metabolites which are a result of the effects of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) on metabolism should be present in the urine or blood of patients....Continue reading      6 Comments » Read more

When You Can’t Get Off Prednisone

We often hear people talk about how hard it is for them to stop taking prednisone. As a matter of fact, many comments come from people with a new prescription saying how quickly they hope to get off. Others say they’ve taken it for years and they’d like to stop if only they could. Prednisone can...Continue reading      125 Comments » Read more

Joint Injections for Rheumatoid Arthritis

This blog is called Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior because we have to fight. I know I’m not the best warrior or the only warrior – I just know that is what we have to do: fight. Actually, through this blog, I meet other warriors who inspire me every day. I feel like my own fight is...Continue reading      63 Comments » Read more

Prednisone Uses for Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is the fourth post in a series about modern approaches to prednisone uses for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please read the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Does prednisone have a disease modifying effect? Is it a double-edged sword? What's the greatest risk of prednisone use that you may not have...Continue reading      21 Comments » Read more

Prednisone Side Effects

Can prednisone side effects occur even with low doses? This is the third post in a series about approaches to the use of prednisone for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please read the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Do prednisone side effects occur even at lower dosages? How quickly do they occur? Do...Continue reading      69 Comments » Read more

Low-dose Prednisone in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new way to dose the same old drug? This is the second post in a series about modern approaches to the use of prednisone for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please find the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Does prednisone merely mask symptoms or can it slow Rheumatoid Arthritis disease progression? How...Continue reading      49 Comments » Read more

Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis / Disease (UPDATED 2016) The prednisone debate is actually more than one debate. How much? For how long? Does it only mask symptoms? Or does it slow the disease? At what risk? A wide range in prednisone dosage for rheumatoid arthritis has been used to study its risks and benefits. This makes...Continue reading      65 Comments » Read more
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