Casey NilssonPatient Advocate
Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist and magazine editor based in Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral. Casey is a 2018 Association of Health Care Journalists fellow, and her reporting on unfair labor conditions for people with disabilities was a finalist for the City and Regional Magazine Association Awards. Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2016, Casey enjoys digging into rheumatologic news, research and trends.
Latest by Casey Nilsson
After years of suffering through the winter, this mom invented gloves that would perfectly fit and comfort her hands that were disfigured from RA.
Psoriatic disease is all about inflammation. Your blood work will tell you the full story, but it helps to know how to decode the results. Learn what your results are saying.
Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.
Phototherapy can be a great way to treat psoriasis. Find out why at-home options can be just as effective as treatments in a doctor’s office.
Americans spend $112 billion in psoriasis costs a year. Casey Nilsson discusses the price of treatment, health insurance reforms, and how to control the costs.
Managing PsA as a parent is no small feat. It requires organization, creativity, and patience. Here's how to make your job easier.
Psoriatic arthritis attacks joints all over the body. Here are 11 signs and symptoms that you should get checked out right away.
The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.
Need some clean-up interventions to keep your psoriasis flakes at bay? Health writer Casey Nilsson offers some quick, easy ways to tidy them up.
Live better with PsA by getting the right information through these 9 easy-to-access psoriatic arthritis news sources.