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Vigilance for Kidney Problems Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Mayo Clinic study finds rheumatoid arthritis patients at higher risk of kidney disease ROCHESTER, Minn. — Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Medical Experts for Media - Rheumatology

Eric Matteson, M.D. __________________________________________________________________ Eric Matteson, M.D., an expert in rheumatoid arthritis Chair, Rheumatology Department, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Author of more than 200 scientific articles Speaks English and German Media Experience: Interview experience with national print media, including ABC News and MedPage Today. To schedule an interview, call: Media Relations Consultant [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease: Mayo Clinic Studies Shed Light on Dangerous Connection

Early menopause is risk factor, research presented at American College of Rheumatology meeting shows SAN DIEGO — Oct. 26, 2013 — People with rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are at higher risk of heart disease. Who is in the most danger, why and how best to prevent and detect cardiovascular complications are important questions [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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