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Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FloX45Ue414 Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can be frightening. It's a lifelong chronic condition that not only causes painful damage to your joints but can affect other areas of the body, including heart and kidneys. So, an early diagnosis and an aggressive approach to treatment can mean having much better control [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

International Team Creates Heart Disease Risk Tool Tailored to Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Method may shed light on how to better gauge heart health in lupus, other inflammatory diseases Rochester, Minn. — Rheumatoid arthritis patients overall are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems. Pinpointing which rheumatoid arthritis patients need stepped-up heart disease prevention efforts has been a challenge; [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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