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RABlogWeek2017-The Overlapping of various conditions.

Overlap #RheumatoidArthritis
#RheumaticDiseases #Hypertension, #Fatigue

I have Hypertension which is quite high and the bottom has been higher than what’s shown here in the top picture. 234 more words

Chronic Illness Invisible Illness

My 15 favourite links! 

I’m approaching three years into my RA journey, in fact it was around August 2014 that I started feeling ‘not quite right’, just a general unspecific feeling of malaise. 842 more words


Playing the RA treatment game.. 

Hi all, I’ve just realised it’s been over a month since I’ve posted, mostly due to the extreme fatigue caused by pneumonia. Oh the joy! Hoping the double dose of antibiotics has done the trick, though I read it can take months to recover 😮 734 more words


Guidelines for Rheumatology Referral for Inflammatory Back Pain - Horvath-Dori

Notes on what primary docs need to know about inflammatory back pain before referring to rheumatology.

From lecture by Dr Sandra Horvath-Dori, 4/5/17.

Family Medicine/Pearls

RA - My Story... 

​Talk Health, the patient voice online asked for responses to a questionnaire recently, which I duly sent in. As today is Rheumatoid Awareness Day I figured it was a good time to share my story here too. 803 more words


Beautiful Kidneys, or a Way with Words

This morning we drove to the other side of town while it was still foggy out; I had an appointment for an upper abdominal ultrasound. After many years on methotrexate, my blood work began reflecting elevated liver enzymes last summer, and my new-as-of-last-week rheumatologist wanted a closer look. 313 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis