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Rheumatology in Russia

Rheumatology Professional Shares What Treatment and Lifestyle are Like for People With RA in Russia

By Emil DeAndreis

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.'

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Embrace a New You With RA One Month at a Time

Have you been putting off trying a new treatment or starting an RA-friendly diet? By trying one of these 12 changes each month, you’ll improve your life with RA in just one year.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Add a Mental Health Professional to Your Care Team

Coping with a chronic illness, like RA, can take an emotional toll. You don’t have to go it alone. Here’s how a mental health professional can help.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

What Others Don’t See of Your RA

You may be missing more days of work or backing out of social outings and those around you can’t understand why. Here are some reasons why RA can be an ‘invisible’ illness.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

What are DMARDs and How Do They Help RA?

These drugs aim to slow down RA, and in ideal cases, they bring about remission.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Carla Kienast Would Like to 'Divorce' RA: Instead She's Living Her Best Life With it

Her 20 RA-related surgeries have kept Carla Kienast out of a wheelchair and firmly present in her busy life as a blogger, travel enthusiast, and inspiration to others. And she has a sense of humor about it all, too.

By Stephanie Stephens

What's for Dinner? Spaghetti Squash Pesto Bake

This soul-warming casserole is just what you need on a cold night. Bonus: It replaces regular spaghetti, which may trigger inflammation, with antioxident-rich spaghetti squash, so it's RA-friendly!

By Emil DeAndreis

When Cold Weather Hits, Help Your RA First

If you live in a cold climate, preparing for winter might mean purchasing a pair of warm boots, salt for the driveway, and snow tires. But if you have RA, you'll want to know these tips to prevent flares and care for your body when the temperature drops.

By Cathy Kramer

Meal Prep in a Snap With RA

Smart meal prep can make a hectic week of cooking easier, but what if you have RA? These tips will take stress — and joint pain — off the menu.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.