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   It was January 15th.  Two days before my 57th birthday.  I had chatted a  couple times with my new friend, Susie, who I had met through a Facebook page about… 110 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Top News: #Biologics

Here are the top read news for #biologics:

Not All Biologics Equally Safe for Patients With Psoriasis:

A report of results from the Psoriasis Longitudinal Assessment and Registry (PSOLAR) suggests that treatment with adalimumab and infliximab are associated with a higher risk for serious infections than nonmethotrexate and nonbiologic therapies. 135 more words

Infusion Nursing

... the paper

The paper was a invitation to a ‘lunch and learn’ sponsored by a drug company and hosted by my doctor.

The drug company and my doctor’s presentation aren’t important, it was the other people in attendance that affected my life! 392 more words


Why I am still here

I need for you to understand exactly how deep were the depths I had descended into…

I could no longer visualize a future worth living.  I could see nothing but pain, fatigue, heartache and despair.  339 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

IQ-1S has potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting the destruction of cartilage and bone

Montana State University says that a new study outlines a chemical compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects an estimated 1.3 million people in the world. 147 more words


not running sucks

Not too long ago I came across a shirt by Nike that says “NOT RUNNING SUCKS”. While I doubt its creators were thinking about 31 year old former runners with six hip replacements when they conceived this kickass shirt, I jumped to purchase it almost immediately. 932 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

RPTPσ acts as inhibitor for FLS that enables arthritis

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology says that a novel drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has been identified, which focuses on the cells that are directly responsible for the cartilage damage in affected joints. 177 more words