Lisa Emrich

About Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich is a patient advocate who has been helping patients educate and empower themselves since 2008. She uses her experience with MS and RA to educate patients and encourage them to take an active role in their own health care.

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By Lisa Emrich - July 15, 2017
I’ve been with my new rheumatologist for less than two years now. In that time, I’ve gone from near remission with stable disease to experiencing some of the extra-articular effects of rheumatoid... READ MORE

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By Lisa Emrich - May 25, 2017
Living with a chronic illness often dramatically changes the way you manage routine activities and responsibilities. You might need assistance to keep up with home chores or may need accommodations to extend... READ MORE

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By Lisa Emrich - July 29, 2016
Long days at the infusion center can be made easier with a little preparation. I like to make sure that I’m well hydrated, dressed comfortably, focused on safety, prepared with lunch or... READ MORE

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By Lisa Emrich - July 29, 2016
Accomplishing simple tasks is not so easy when you live with RA. Tools that make everyday tasks easier are great. Tools that help to protect joints, reduce pain, and overcome weakness are... READ MORE

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By Lisa Emrich - April 25, 2016
Most people probably do not enjoy the sight of blood. It can make you squeamish, faint, grossed out, scared, concerned, and panicked. In general, we don’t want to see blood; it’s something... READ MORE

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By Lisa Emrich - November 24, 2015
Life with RA, MS, lupus, or any other chronic autoimmune disease can be unpredictable and from uncertainty emerges many emotions. We may feel relieved to receive a diagnosis or find a treatment... READ MORE

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