Frank B

Frank B.

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Frank B. Name? Frank B. Age? 49 Location? Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. How long have you lived with RA? I was diagnosed in early 2003, I was working around my house and my ankles became very sore. After a few weeks the pain was still quite evident and now was in my knees. …

Pollyanna Penguin’s RA Blog: Acceptance?

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“I’ve been thinking a lot lately (although writing very little!) about what ‘acceptance’ of RA means, and also about redefining my idea of ‘normal’. I hadn’t managed, and still haven’t managed in fact, to get my thoughts into words, but I think this afternoon I came as close to ‘acceptance’ as perhaps I ever will.” Read More: http://pollyannapenguin.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/acceptance/

Have You Been Affected By Drug Shortages?

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Probing the mystery of drug-supply disruption Rheumatoid arthritis can be a painful, debilitating disease. But like some of its victims, Fred LeStourgeon was lucky enough to find long-term relief through drug therapy – in his case, with a combination of two widely available generic drugs. Then something odd happened, and LeStourgeon has been asking questions ever since. Last fall, one …