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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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And the Fun Never Ends

I have another crazy week coming up.  Well, parts of two weeks, but you get the picture. Today I have to leave work early to meet with Marty’s principal about the inevitable absences from school when he gets sick.  After … Continue reading

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The high cost of juvenile arthritis

Here is another post borrowed from my juvenile arthritis parent group (names changed of course). This was in response to a question about the hardest part of having a child with arthritis: “For me besides watching my kids suffer and … Continue reading

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