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Rheumatoid ArthritisLiving With

Health Resources to Cope With RA

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Medical professionals having a discussion.
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Woman advocating for herself at the doctor's office.
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You!


Rheumatologist checking a patient's joints.
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Rheumatologist


Money sticking out of a piggy bank.
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Financial assistance


Lab tech drawing blood for testing.
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Laboratory tests


Woman talking to a mental health counselor.
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Mental health


Dietician holding an apple.
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Nutritionist/dietician


Woman consulting her pharmacist about her RA medication.
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Pharmacist


Physical therapist helping a rheumatoid arthritis patient.
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Physical therapist


Occupational therapist helping a patient use a screwdriver.
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Occupational therapist


Natural supplements.
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Naturopath


Radiologist.
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Radiologist


Man getting a massage treatment.
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Massage therapist


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.