Latest by Lene Andersen, MSW

How to Navigate Medicare With RA

How can you know which Medicare plan you'll need for rheumatoid arthritis? We break it all down to help you determine which is right for you.

Why Isn't Your RA in Remission Yet?

People with rheumatoid arthritis should be doing better by now. There are more new treatments than ever, so why isn’t everyone in remission yet? Here's why.

Why You Need to Protect Your Kidneys With RA

People with rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of developing kidney disease. Here are the symptoms to watch for and what you can do about them.

How to Get the Best RA Treatment

A new treatment style called treat-to-target tailors your rheumatoid arthritis care plan to your symptoms. Here's how it works.

What Is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Seronegative rheumatoid arthritis can make it difficult to diagnose your condition. Hear from people who have seronegative RA, and learn how they deal with it.

Seeing a Pain Specialist for RA

Treating rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t begin and stop with a rheumatologist. A pain specialist is also an important part of your care team.

Can Gluten-Free Diets Help Control RA?

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis say eating gluten-free helps control their symptoms. Here's how to decide if you should go gluten free.

Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do raisins soaked in gin actually reduce RA pain? The jury is still out on the science, but some people swear by this home remedy.

Busting Myths About RA Pain and Opioids

Learn the truth behind the myths and stigmas around opioid painkillers and rheumatoid arthritis pain.

Don’t Judge Me For My Opioids

Get a perspective from the other side of the opioid crisis, where these medications provide vital relief for people with chronic pain.