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Arthritis 101

I was reminded today that I am still unfamiliar with several of the 100+ types of illnesses under the arthritis umbrella. ¬†This makes me think that I’m probably not the only one. If you are new to the world of … Continue reading

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All in the Family

You may have heard that autoimmune arthritis (as opposed to osteoarthritis) has a genetic component.¬† In Marty’s case, his dad and I both had parents with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), so we both could be carriers. As I meet more and … Continue reading

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Marty and Bella’s speech

I realized I promised someone I would post a brief history but never did it (thank you ADHD). Yesterday while cleaning off a shelf, I ran across the speech that Marty and Bella gave for the Arthritis Foundation in October … Continue reading

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I hope his heart stays healthy…

Marty has his med change next week and the nerves are starting to set in. Not that I don’t trust the doctors or modern medicine, I just remember what happened when he first started the Kineret and then didn’t have … Continue reading

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