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Five Things I’ve Learned about Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Neck

I promised to write about what’s going on with my neck. It’s hard to sort out what would help others to know, so I made a list of five things I’ve learned. Sometimes, it’s about sharing our journey too. Here are 5 things I’ve learned about Rheumatoid Arthritis in the neck 1) Do not ignore Rheumatoid Arthritis...Continue reading      49 Comments » Read more

Can We Treat the Whole Person or at Least the Whole Disease?

It’s like watching The Terminal. RA is a Twilight Zone No-Man’s-Land disease. “Mr. Navorski, you cannot get into New York without a visa. You cannot get a visa without a passport, and you cannot get a new passport without a country. There’s nothing we can do for you here.” I got a letter today about one...Continue reading      36 Comments » Read more

2 Reasons Monitoring Rheumatoid Arthritis Matters

This is the second in a short series of posts in honor of the blog’s 2nd birthday. We are looking at some significant topics that have surfaced over the last two years. I’m calling these “frying pan posts” since these issues are critical enough to patients to speak rather bluntly. Why monitor Rheumatoid Arthritis? You have your...Continue reading      17 Comments » Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontal Disease

Does gum disease have anything to do with Rheumatoid Arthritis? Some of the popular studies presented at the ACR meeting last November examined the relationship between periodontal disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Is there a relationship? And what is it? Over the last few years, it has been shown that RA patients are more likely to have gum...Continue reading      25 Comments » Read more

New Studies Examine Predictors of Rheumatoid (Arthritis) Heart Disease

Predictors of Heart Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis New Studies presented at ACR 2010 (the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting) examined of the heart disease of Rheumatoid Arthritis. One study called Longitudinal Predictors of Progression of Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis looked for factors which predict heart disease in RA patients. “Coronary and extra-coronary atherosclerosis...Continue reading      12 Comments » Read more
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