Welcome to the VectraVoiceTM blog! Here you’ll find helpful tips, patient stories, and valuable resources to help you in your journey with RA.
By Vectra Ambassador Maria Marino When I was first diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 2009, there weren’t many places to find information or support online. I discovered one online RA group and became an active participant. I met a ton of people in that group and became fast friends…Read more
Did you know that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, also known as CVD or heart disease? Why does RA affect your heart health—and what can you do about it? Heart risks with RA People with RA have a 50% increased risk to develop heart…Read more
If you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the first thing you should know is that you are not alone. In the United States, 41 out of 100,000 people — or an estimated 1.3 million Americans — suffer from this unpredictable and sometimes debilitating condition. Any RA experience is…Read more
Deliberate Diets as a Lifestyle with Rheumatoid Arthritis By Elizabeth Hinojosa Vectra® Patient Ambassador Beth shares her experience managing her rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and how diet and the Vectra test played a role in her treatment plan. Receiving an RA diagnosis is like entering a new world where all the…Read more