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How Your RA Body Feels on Biologics

Here's what to expect when you start taking a biologic drug for RA—straight from other people who take them and some medical experts, too.

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"What We Learned About Taking a Biologic for RA"

It’ll take time, and maybe trial and error, but rest assured. Others have gone the biologic route for their rheumatoid arthritis before you, and they want you to know it’s worth it.

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A Mail-in RA Test is on the Market: Does It Work?

There’s a blood test for rheumatoid arthritis that you can take in the comfort of your own home, but is the diagnosis reliable? Here’s how it works and why you may still want to see your doctor.

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It's Your Rheumatoid Arthritis, Not Your Doctor's

You are the expert on how you feel. Help your doctor find the best treatment options for your RA by speaking up for yourself in the exam room.

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A Good Doctor is Hard to Find

Finding a good rheumatologist is like dating: You may have to try a few before finding 'the one.'

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How to Be Your Own Best Advocate With RA

It takes practice but knowing how to advocate for yourself will help you feel confident and safe in the treatments you receive.

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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.

Pain specialist examining the knee of a patient with arthritis pain.

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.

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Combined Clinics for Psoriatic Arthritis

Combined Dermatology-Rheumatology clinics are popping up across the U.S. to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Learn why a collaborative approach is best.

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Can You Imagine an RA-Free Future?

With precision medicine, it may eventually be possible to diagnose RA before any symptoms appear, and preventative treatments may be tailored to you.