Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Unplanned Costs Of RA

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While sitting in the infusion clinic a few days ago receiving my first dose of Actemra (see photo), I began to wonder about the extra costs of having RA that aren’t covered by insurance or planned for in my budget. This thought came to mind as I pulled my parking ticket out of my pocket and wondered how much I …

I Can’t Deal With This Pain

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Every now and then a doctor (other than my rheumatologist) will ask me if something hurts. When I say no, they look often look surprised and ask my if I’m sure, because I should be able to feel pain associated with whatever it is that is being discussed. It’s at this point when I usually realize that I need to …



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Photos © Jordan Name? Jordan Age? 21 Location? Texas, United States How long have you lived with RA? 2-½ years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Don’t be discouraged, overwhelmed, or pressured by your new diagnosis. And don’t let RA keep you from having fun, you can make it! Do you use any …