Rheumatoid Arthritis Discussions

Dr Gary Quick Poll: Has your RA turned you into a control freak? My clients often talk to me about staying in control of the day-to-day details in their lives. Some have…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity August 9 at 3:55 pm
Dr Gary The agony of waiting for test results. How do you cope? One of the responsibilities of living with a chronic condition like diabetes is getting your labs done. Waiting for the…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity June 8 at 7:32 pm
Dr Gary A hard question: Does your self-care routine ever leave your partner feeling ignored? Has your partner ever felt like you were more focused on your condition and taking care of yourself than you…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 5 at 6:23 pm Likes 1
Dr Gary Managing your money, especially during the holidays. How’s it going? Living with a chronic condition has a direct impact on your budget. Anybody reading this who has a chronic condition…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 18 at 10:34 am Likes 1
Dr Gary There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Had one lately? I am hearing a lot about the importance of getting adequate sleep recently. I read a lot of posts from…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity April 27 at 9:09 am Replies 2
Anonymous Medication Assistance Hello, I am new to this community but not Rheumatoid. I was diagnosed in 1999. I started medication with Plaquel.
By Anonymous Latest Activity November 26 at 6:58 pm Replies 1
Lana What things do you wish you had known at the beginning of your journey with… I have learned so much since becoming a chronic illness patient. I can hold my own with almost any doctor…
By LanaPA Latest Activity January 13 at 5:23 pm Replies 2 Likes 2
Dr Gary Quick Poll: What Are You Looking Forward To? I am convinced that one of the keys to maintaining an optimistic attitude is to always have something to look…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity October 2, 2016 at 10:57 am
Dr Gary When your current regimen isn’t working – how do you cope? So you and your physician worked closely together on creating a treatment regimen for your chronic condition. This includes…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity August 14, 2016 at 9:31 am
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Does your chronic condition affect your self-esteem? And what do you do to… “I just don’t feel very good about myself.” Clients say that a lot to me. In fact, I think…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 21, 2016 at 2:56 pm
Dr Gary Finding a doctor. What’s your strategy? There are all kinds of reasons why a doctor you like working with, and depend on, might no longer be…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 4, 2016 at 11:19 am Likes 1
Mike8087 Enbrel inj 50mg I have been on Enbrel 50 mg inj for several years. I have been having sever, on going skin cancers.
By Mike8087 Latest Activity June 23, 2016 at 11:54 am
Dr Gary Ever get sick of being told to look on the bright side? I’ll follow up this question with another one: Ever just let yourself feel crummy (angry, sad, frustrated…)? I am all…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity June 18, 2016 at 7:29 pm
miss cutie new to the group hi im new to the group but im def not new to having RA. ive been deaing with this since…
By miss cutie Latest Activity July 14, 2016 at 2:18 pm Replies 3 Likes 1
jeanie803 rhumatoid arthitis and SSD I have just started on this journey about 8 months . Still waiting for my RA appointment on June…
By jeanie803 Latest Activity July 14, 2016 at 2:38 pm Replies 2 Likes 2