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Neo-Jon Says Bring It On My life with juvenile idiopathic arthritis…and sisters. Read More: http://neonjonsaysbringiton.wordpress.com/ Surviving Sjogrens Over the past few months people have asked me what is Sjögren’s Syndrome and funny enough since I don’t look sick some people find it hard to believe I have an illness at all. Education is key!! This will be a place for me …

Lifestyle Changes & Eliminating The Blame Game

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Earlier this year, during the midst of what has definitely been my worst flare ever, something interesting happened: I suddenly realized how much time, energy, money, and hope I was spending on my desire to make my pain go away. And even though I knew, firsthand, the ravaging effect that rheumatoid arthritis often had on my body, for the first …

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Amanda Gibson

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Amanda Gibson Name? Amanda Gibson Age? 25 Location? Lauderdale, Minnesota, United States How long have you lived with RA? I was diagnosed 15 years ago, but the onset of symptoms was much younger. It could have been as early as age 2. What advice would you give to someone who has just been …

BJC Health: Connecting Rheumatology Care

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It’s definitely been hard work but we strongly believe that for patients with chronic rheumatic disease, optimum care can only be delivered by a coordinated, multi-disciplinary service. No one allied health professional or doctor can reasonably meet all the needs of the patient. It makes sense to team up health professionals in the same location for added convenience. This then …

Rheumatoid Arthritis And Dental Health

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I just left my dentist’s office. After my third visit in the past six weeks, my dental hygienist finally gave me the thumbs up, and declared this cleaning to be over. When I first moved here to my little corner of South America, I was amazed that one procedure didn’t necessarily correspond to one visit; I’ve had previous cleanings that …