Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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Britt J Johnson

Britt J Johnson, Health Guide

RA Social Ambassador for HC - Listening to YOU!

Becoming an Adult with JA: Taking Responsibility for Yourself

Britt Johnson being a 'kid' at a procedure in the OR


Like many children who grow up with chronic diseases, I grew up far too early. I inherently understood life on a level my peers did not – but that... Read moreChevron

posted 06/29/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Imaging Tests for Rheumatoid Arthritis

When you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), be prepared for having lots of pictures taken. Luckily, you won’t have to dress up or try to smile naturally. Imaging tests used for the diagnosis or management of RA are only concerned with what’s on the inside of your body.


There are a number of different imaging tests... Read moreChevron

posted 06/26/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

How to Cope with a Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare

Flaring and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) — they go together like summer and sticky popsicles, except for being much less wonderful. The last few weeks, I’ve taken a closer look at this part of living with RA. If you missed my articles on what an RA... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|
Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Patient Safety and RA: Preventing Medical Errors

When people think of safety and RA, they mostly think of medications and lifestyle issues.  But patient safety involves much more than that.


In 1999, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released what was at the time a groundbreaking study about medical errors, which was aptly titled, Read moreChevron

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