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Sara Nash

Sara Nash, Health Guide

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Young, single, professional living the urban life

Life Doesn't Stop Just Because You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I first found out that I had rheumatoid arthritis, I felt like the world needed to stop turning and hang perfectly still on its axis until I could get my bearings and understand what was happening to me.  I wanted to hit pause on some universal remote control long enough to catch my breath and figure out what all of this meant and then... Read moreChevron
Phat in My 40's

Phat in My 40's, Health Guide

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Lisa is a Musician living with MS and RA

'My Plate' replaces the 'Food Pyramid' for Healthy Eating

Do you know what you are supposed to eat to be healthy?  The FoodPyramid has now been replaced with MyPlate, an icon which emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy food groups.  The new icon will be used in messages to illustrate healthy eating based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans released this... Read moreChevron
posted 06/04/2011, comments (0)|
Jennie Roe

Jennie Roe, Health Guide

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I'm in my 50s and still learning how to manage RA following my diagnosis in June 2010.

Adapting to Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis

As I stand amidst the chaos of moving boxes, bubble wrap and packing tape, preparing for the imminent move from the home I love, I can't help musing over how much my life has changed in the last year since I was diagnosed with RA.   We bought this home a little over three years ago ... our own little piece of Heaven on Earth, in a small rural... Read moreChevron
Mark Borigini, M.D.

Mark Borigini, M.D., Health Pro

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Rheumatologist

Treatment Options for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Pros and Cons

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, this almost goes without saying.  However, there are a variety of medications which not only provide relief from pain and inflammation, but which also have the potential to put the disease into remission.  And this should be the goal of every rheumatologist and every patient with rheumatoid... Read moreChevron
Seth Ginsberg

Seth Ginsberg, Health Guide

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Co-founder of CreakyJoints

Which Olympic Sport Would be Best for Arthritis Patients?

Turns out that I didn’t get inoculated for a fever that has gripped the world – Olympic Fever! – and it has taken a toll on me. I am not sure what I will do with myself next week, late at night, with no competitive winter sports to watch. I marvel at how these finely tuned machines (athletes is an understatement) pull off their... Read moreChevron
posted 03/01/2010, comments (0)|

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