Down But Not Out

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The book that Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is currently reading – The Sparrow – is a wonderful science fiction read that explores the ideas of relativity and long-distance space travel. As the cast of characters plan their journey to the Alpha Centauri world of Rakhat (they will be traveling inside a meteor!), they describe how time slows down for people moving …

Always Looking Up

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy spent a large part of this past weekend reading. I have always loved books since I was a little kid, and continue to purchase them at a pace faster than I can read them. (I’m also coming off a couple of waves of new books – when someone from the U.S. comes to visit me and asks …

25 Years In Arthritis: New Treatments, New Hope

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Biologics, Other Advancements Have Helped Those With Painful Condition When MedPage Today contacted Dr. Joan Von Feldt to talk about the changes she’d witnessed in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) care in the past 25 years, she offered one piece of advice: “I hope, in your article, you reflect the excitement that rheumatologists have in managing this disease, because it’s so much …

Saturday’s Super Heroes

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11:00 am Saturday morning – I have one hour to take a bath, get dressed, and head over to the local health clinic in order to get another Diclofenac injection. The silver lining to the situation is that even though a large number of joints are in pain, they are at least continuing to move. The fact that I am …