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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

This booklet describes how rheumatoid arthritis develops, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how patients can best manage their disease.

Review Date: Friday, November 30, 2012

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Lifestyle and Home Remedies

You can take steps to care for your body if you have rheumatoid arthritis. These self-care measures, when used along with your rheumatoid arthritis medications, can help you manage your signs and symptoms.

Review Date: Monday, December 01, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Modifiable Risk Factors

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is believed to be the result of a faulty immune response. There is no cure for RA, but new drugs are available to treat the disease and prevent deformed joints. In addition to medications and surgery, good self-management, including exercise, are known to reduce pain and disability.

Review Date: Monday, February 25, 2013

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - NCCDPHP
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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