Category: Rheuma Mill


Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness

Rheumas Worth Spreading I’ve chosen to write about Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness for this week’s Rheuma. Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness month is actually not until September. However, the month of July marks the beginning of a month long campaign to raise awareness for Juvenile Arthritis. Raising awareness for JRA is a cause that is so dear to my heart. I was not diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis just […]


What a Rheumatologist Does at First Visit

Rheumies From the conversations I have with the thousands of RA fighters that I have had the pleasure of coming across, I have gathered that many, if not all us would’ve done things differently during our first visit to the rheumatologist. If you have your first appointment coming up with a rheumatologist, I am going to go through what a rheumatologist does at first visit […]


Explaining Rheumatoid Arthritis to friends

Sharing Rheumas with friends Fellow rheumatoid arthritis sufferers often ask me to help them with explaining rheumatoid arthritis to friends. It is just as difficult, and sometimes more so, to explain RA to family. There are many women with RA who complain to me that their husband doesn t understand rheumatoid arthritis. They are not alone! Rheumatoid arthritis is an invisible illness so you often […]