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Blood Test Could Prevent Medication Trial and Error for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Boston — A molecule in the blood shows promise as a marker to predict whether individual rheumatoid arthritis patients are likely to benefit from biologic medications or other drugs should be tried, a Mayo Clinic-led study shows. The protein, analyzed in blood tests, may help avoid trial and error with [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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 [...]

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