Tuesday, February 09, 2016

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Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Activity Trackers Useful for Chronic Illness, Too


When we talk about self-tracking, most people think of symptom logs as a way to keep... Read moreChevron

posted 01/26/2016, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Practical Advice for Building Doctor-Patient Trust

When our car is acting up, we take it to the mechanic who will ask certain questions and expect certain answers necessary for identifying the problem. The same is true with our doctor; they rely on us to give them the information they need in order to provide us the best care.


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Vanessa Collins

Vanessa Collins, Health Guide

RA Dancer

10 Things You Can Do for a Friend Who Has a Chronic Illness

Do you know someone living with a chronic illness?  Would you like to do something meaningful for that person, but don’t know... Read moreChevron

posted 01/14/2016, comments (0)|
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.

Improving Your Communication with RA

People who live with a chronic illness, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), may face challenges from “outside perceptions." How others perceive your conditions may leave you feeling isolated, irritated, angry, sad, or misunderstood.

Outside perceptions
I developed RA when I was 19 years old. When people... Read moreChevron

Lori-Ann Holbrook

Lori-Ann Holbrook, Health Guide

A City Girl living with Psoriatic Arthritis.

Managing Costs of Psoriatic Arthritis


I know how expensive it can be to have a chronic illness such as Psoriatic Arthritis.  My husband and I frequently joke that when he... Read moreChevron

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