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Diane M. Horowitz, MD

Medical Reviewer

Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Northwell Health, Great Neck, New York. Medical reviewer for the VeriMed Healthcare Network.

Latest by Diane M. Horowitz, MD

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Symptoms

7 Ways to Manage Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms During Pregnancy

Being pregnant often means going off certain treatments for psoriatic arthritis. But there are still many ways to keep symptoms at bay.

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Treatment

New, Faster Infusion for Psoriatic Arthritis

A biologic medication that requires less time commitment may be welcome news for some patients with psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.

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Complications

Common Health Complications of Psoriasis

Having psoriasis increases your risk of certain diseases, such as high blood pressure and depression. Here’s what to know.

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Medication

Biologics and Biosimilars for Psoriatic Arthritis

Biologics target the main proteins that have been shown to cause psoriatic arthritis and can help patients manage their disease more effectively.

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Nutrition

Amberlee's Psoriatic Arthritis Journey With Biologics

After eight years of severe symptoms, Amberlee Barricklow was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and put on biologics. Here, she talks about her experience with these medications.

A woman fills syringe with a biologic medicine as she prepares to give herself an injection.
Treatment

What I Wish I'd Known Before Starting a Biologic

Five women share what they’ve learned since starting a biologic medication—and what they wished they’d known beforehand.

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Diagnosis

Why Are My Knees So Noisy?

Those pops and clicks you hear coming from your knees may be the sound of arthritis beginning to take hold. Here’s what you should know.

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Nutrition

Is 'Bulletproof Coffee' Really Bulletproof?

Bulletproof Coffee is all the rage. But is it right for you?

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Living With

Concerned About Your New RA Diagnosis?

If you've been newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, learn about common fears, concerns, and experiences from these people who have been through it.

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Chronic Life

Do Your Loved Ones See Your Fatigue as Laziness?

Feeling abandoned by friends and family only adds to the trauma of managing chronic fatigue.