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Linda’s Patient Journey – March 2020 Autoimmune Month

Linda's RA Journey
Week 1: Leading up to diagnosis… Sitting in the doctor’s exam room, I wasn’t expecting to hear the words my healthcare provider said, “You have rheumatoid arthritis.” I was blank, staring.  I didn’t even know the questions to ask at the moment. In the four months prior, I hurt. The…
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RA Hands Handbook

The Handbook for RA Hands
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Handbook: For RA Hands by Steve Pritikin I was diagnosed with RA in 2008 and likely had the condition for a while before I was diagnosed. The first sign that I had RA was my bent fingers. In fact, that’s what led me to a rheumatologist. I…
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RELATIONSHIPS: How Rheumatoid Arthritis Impacts Friendships

How RA Impacts Friendship
Friends are an important part of life—they cheer us up, encourage us, celebrate our successes, and add meaning to our lives. Many of us with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) rely on a strong network of friends to help us get through some of the challenges we face. Those friendships can be…
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RA and Your Heart: Tips for Healthy Living

RA and Your Heart: Tips for Healthy Living Heart health is a high priority when you have rheumatoid arthritis. RA increases your risk of heart and blood vessels disease, also known as cardiovascular disease (CVD).  CVD includes atherosclerosis, where plaque slowly builds up inside the walls of your arteries. Over…
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