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Why my rheumatologist is not a bad rheumatologist

I write about my rheumatology appointments and I often come away from them upset.  Sometimes I come away from them in tears, because while...

Rheumatoid arthritis and onwards to Orencia

So, freshly armed with Endone, I headed off to see rheumy.  Amazingly good luck to get an appointment the same day I called, but...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and losing hope

For the last month I have been very quiet, mostly because I found myself getting to a point where I was losing hope.  Depression...

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

I have been diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Diagnosing RA is usually a long and drawn out process in practise, but in theory it’s very simple. There’s...