Heart disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

As our ability to control inflammation and pain in Rheumatoid arthritis has improved, we’ve started to realize that our patients have other issues that they are at risk for. Cardiovascular disease is elevated in RA, and is a serious issue that has been neglected...

How to prevent heart disease if you have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a systemic disease and affects much more than joints alone. RA patients have higher rates of cardiovascular disease. As rheumatologists we realize this because as our patients are doing so well regarding their arthritis with medication, other...

When is the right time to get treated for RA?

Consider this a pop quiz; when is the right time to get treated if you have Rheumatoid Arthritis? A. When I start noticing deformities in my hand? B. When I develop difficulty doing my normal activities? C. When I can’t stand the pain any longer? D. When my...
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