Diagnosis

Type 2 Diabetes? It May Be LADA!

Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) – also referred to as type 1.5 diabetes – is often mistaken for type 2 diabetes.
Mary Shomon

The ABCs of Bladder Cancer

Advanced bladder cancer is becoming a manageable condition. Here’s what you need to know about the 6th most common cancer in the U.S.
Stacey Colino

What Is Dyshidrotic Eczema?

Dyshidrotic eczema, also called foot-and-hand eczema, vesicular eczema or pompholyx, is a skin condition characterized by small, deep blisters.
Eileen Bailey

Status Migrainosus - Not Your Average Migraine

Status migrainosus refers to a debilitating condition in which a Migraine attack can last three days or longer with little to no relief. In most cases, status migrainosus can be treated in the emergency room or doctor’s office and won’t lead to any p...
Jennifer Rackley

Is it Fibromyalgia or Something Else?

It’s not unusual for fibromyalgia to be misdiagnosed as another condition, since many symptoms of fibromyalgia are very similar to those of other illnesses, including chronic fatigue syndrome and lupus. Here’s what to watch for.
Karen Lee Richards

Be Gentle With RA Newbies

When you’ve had RA for many years, it can be hard to remember what it’s like for a newbie. Here are some tips for supporting them.
Cathy Kramer