Being recently diagnosed with a chronic illness can be both a relief and overwhelming, as you now have to deal with this condition for the rest of your life. Taking small steps to educate yourself and ask your doctor or other support groups questions can help ease your transition.
A letter to all the Rheumatoid Arthritis "Newbies" I recently received an email in regards to someone who was doing research on rheumatoid arthritis. They asked me what I would want to know from my doctors regarding the disease, medications, and side effects. I thought about this for awhile and years of memories, that I am sure I have…