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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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Overheard…

Following are a few posts in my JA parents’ board on Facebook (names have been changed): “Insurance is denying Remicade the doctor and myself are appealing but in the meantime he is putting her on Humira shots. Her doctor has … Continue reading

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Scary stuff

I just read half (only half) of the patient insert that came with the Enbrel that Marty is scheduled to start on Wednesday. It is scary stuff. There were so many warnings about lymphoma, tuberculosis, viral infections, heart and lung … Continue reading

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