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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

Fresh and powdered turmeric.

Can Turmeric Help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Turmeric is a trendy home remedy and health supplement. Learn the truth behind the claims about turmeric's benefits for rheumatoid arthritis.

Biologic medicines, syringe and vials.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Biologics: 6 Things to Know

Here are the answers to the questions you might be asking yourself about biologics.

Woman experiencing shortness of breath.

Can RA Cause Shortness of Breath?

Joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and hoarseness and shortness of breath? Yes! RA can affect the smaller joints in the head and neck.

10 Tips for Managing Hand Pain
Living With

Tips for Managing Hand Pain with Psoriatic Arthritis

You don't have to stuggle in silence with psoriatic arthritis. Try these 10 tips to prevent and soothe the pain of joint inflammation.

Hip replacement x-ray.

When Is Surgery Appropriate for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis sometimes requires surgery to help ease the pain of the condition. Here's how to decide if surgery is necessary.

A doctor examines a woman with ankylosing spondylitis.
Chronic Life

Who to See If You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Effectively diagnosing and treating ankylosing spondylitis requires a multidisciplinary care team. These are the specialists you should see.

Pregnant woman napping.

7 Ways to Manage Psoriatic Arthritis During Pregnancy

Having a baby when you live with psoriatic arthritis often means stopping certain treatments. These 7 tips offer alternatives to help you keep symptoms at bay.

Woman receiving an IV drip.

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.

Doctor checking a patient's blood pressure.

Have Psoriasis? Watch for These Complications

Psoriasis increases your risk of other diseases like psoriatic arthritis, high blood pressure, and depression. Here’s what you need to know.

Young woman giving herself an injection in her abdomen.

Biologics and Biosimilars for PsA

Do you know how biologics and biosimilars control psoriatic arthritis? Here's what you need to know about how they work, and which your doctor might prescribe.