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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Building Community: Arthritis Awareness Month Wrap-Up

As we come to the end of May and another successful Arthritis Awareness Month, I have realized that understanding the full impact will take some time. HealthCentral had ambitious plans for the month and much to our delighted surprise, everything worked much better than we’d hoped and we are a pretty optimistic... Read moreChevron

posted 05/29/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Taking Care of Your Body with RA

After a month filled with awareness events about arthritis and other types of chronic illness, we are ready to switch tracks in June.

 

The journey to adapt to life with RA takes many forms and it’s important to find a balance. Last month HealthCentral’s RA site turned outwards — we are especially proud of... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Turning Points: Saying Yes to Change with RA

“It was a turning point in my life.” We say this as if it is as simple as a before and after moment. As if there is one moment that clarified everything and afterwards, it all fell into place naturally. That one single moment in your life changes everything.

 

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posted 05/27/2015, comments (0)|
Marianna Paulson

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

Managing Your Appointments with RA

::Huge sigh:: You've just found out that you have another (stinkin') appointment! When you have RA, be prepared for the Appointment Tango – you'll want to master the steps that can be every bit as intricate as the real Tango.

 

Here are some tips to help you move more gracefully through a dance that will last... Read moreChevron

posted 05/27/2015, comments (0)|
Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

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Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Advocating for Your Health, and For Others

 

When I began my PhD program in sociology in Michigan in 2007, I never imagined that eight years later, I would have... Read moreChevron

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