The Sexiness Of Rheumatology

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Galway consultant rheumatologist Dr Ronan Kavanagh has come around to the fact that his specialty should be viewed as being one of the ‘cool’ gang.

“Rheumatology patients are an amazingly resilient, patient and forgiving group of people. They are often cheerfully resilient while coping with the ravages and disappointments of living with a chronic disease, patient in their wait for slow- acting treatments to work (and where our clinics run behind!). They forgive rheumatologists when initial attempts to treat their disease fail (we’ve got to sometimes chop and change until we get the right cocktail for every patient), but always express gratitude when things go well.”

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  1. Jill Heinze

    haha this is a great article. i have to say your blog is one of the better ones i’ve followed. i first started experiencing symptoms 2 years ago and am just now facing a big career change because of it. i just couldn’t handle the physical / mental stress of a normal 9-5 anymore. i started a blog about my experience. it’s at if you ever want to check it out!

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