Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Health Guide

Marianna has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for 35 years. RA has taught her to be flexible, even when her joints were not.

Maintaining Hobbies When You Have RA

After the initial shock of your diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has worn off, you may wonder how you will continue doing the things you love; the hobbies and activities that not only bring you joy, but also help you maintain your sense of health and well-being.


Hobbies can help you feel better. Have you ever noticed... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

How Do You Know Which Health Professional You Need?

We often talk of the importance of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) having a medical team composed of many different health professionals. These teams are built over time, growing one by one as you need what a particular profession offers. But how do you know who you need so you can ask for a referral?


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posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Joint Bike Ride: Jen Horonjeff Bikes for Juvenile Arthritis

“Why don’t you bike to next year’s conference?”


This was a comment from a mother to Jen Horonjeff at the 2014 juvenile arthritis (JA) conference. Never one to say no to a... Read moreChevron

posted 07/20/2015, comments (0)|

Understanding the Lives of People with Rheumatoid Arthritis


 Dear Family and Friends,


People want to be understood.  Those of us who live with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) have the same... Read moreChevron

Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Does Weather Make RA Worse?


Although there’s not a lot of scientific evidence that the weather impacts RA... Read moreChevron

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