RA Information Library

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is pleased to announce the launch of the RA Information Library! In the handful of years in which I have lived with rheumatoid arthritis, some of the most useful advice and helpful information that I have received has come from others who are also living with rheumatoid arthritis. While I appreciate the wide variety of clinical information …

What A Wonderful World

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Louis Armstrong was born on August 4th. Be sure to listen to “What a Wonderful World” – I don’t think this song can be listened to enough times! Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an innovative cornet and …

NRAS Chief Executive And Ankle Replacement Surgery

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Me and my operation: I was in agony  – so they sawed off my ankles and gave me new ones Hip and knee replacements are among the most commonly performed operations in Britain. Now patients are being offered ankle replacement, too. Ailsa Bosworth, 60, chief executive of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, was one of the first to benefit. She …

Rapid Response

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During the past month, there was a certain thought that was frequently floating around in Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy’s head: “I hope my RA doesn’t come back, because if it does I don’t think there is anything more that I can possibly do to help, on top of what I am already doing.” During these past few days, I am proud …

The Runaway Wheelchair

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy received an email from Mur the other day, recounting the adventures of her first solo outings with her wheelchair. I laughed so much when I read this story, that I cried! Mur was kind enough to give me permission to re-post her message here on my blog. Enjoy! The Runaway Wheelchair By Mur Shuker Well friends, I …