The treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is significantly different from what it was when I was diagnosed 40 years ago. Along with my diagnosis, I received a prescription for Entrophen, and a follow-up appointment. Period. Today, patients have a lot more choices in terms of the healthcare professionals they see and the treatment protocols they follow. Read on for some things to consider to help you make your way through the labyrinth of choices that are available to you.