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“The war on RA rages all around. The outcome is uncertain, but things seem to be at a stalemate.”
CreakyJoints is holding a three-day summit in Chicago, where the ArthritisPower Patient Governors and the CJ Patient Council will convene.
In an op-ed for the Daily News, Danielle Yevsa wrote about her experience with an insurer's step-therapy/fail first practices.
CJ blogger Ryan reminds us to focus on the positive and to think about what we can do instead of what we can't.
Top 10 tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Follow these tips to help manage your RA symptoms through diet.
Is your doctor a friend or foe? A CJ blogger explores this question and provides some insight into what a patient can do to take back control of the doctor/patient relationship.
CreakyJoints recently asked its members "what improvements would you like to see within your doctor’s waiting room?"
If your psoriasis isn’t visible should you tell people you have it? Is it your job to educate your friends about this disease or do you keep quiet. Ms. Mensicus somehow answers this question with a reference to toilet training her son, and breast cancer.
Ms. Meniscus helps a grandmother find a way to talk with the parents of her grandchildren.
These are the words that perfectly sum up the awfulness of living with arthritis: inconclusive, comorbidity, side-effects and co-pay.
We asked our Facebook community to describe "fatigue" in three words. Here are some of the responses we got.
Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab), was approved by the FDA for treatment of a number of inflammatory diseases.
The books in the "Grief Diaries" series feature personal narratives related to loss and trauma.
What if there were a new treatment for your rheumatic condition that made you feel better, cost nothing, and only took 5 minutes per day?
An ArthritisPower Patient Governor attends rheumatology conference in Maui
Sometimes my husband acts like a child. I know, many women say this about their husbands. But what makes my husband acting like a big baby more difficult than most is that like me, he lives with rheumatoid arthritis. And the childlike behavior that drives me particularly crazy? When he goes off his meds.
Have you noticed the backlash across the country after the Super Bowl advertisements for opioid induced constipation (OIC)? buckle in as this may be a rough ride for a while, but let’s remember we will make it through as a community. After all what choice do we have? Remember we are all in this together. We have always had each other’s back and sticking together is better than being picked apart.
Recovery weeks 3 – 5, from first sneeze to first run. Slowly but surely I'll be back. I'm no stranger to fighting like hell for something I love, getting knocked down, having that something taken away, and then enduring the suffering all over again to get it back. Somewhat of a professional endurer of all things pain if you will. It's going to be one hell of long road, but I've got this.