Spotlight – RA and the Month of May

Living with RA we know it is more than arthritis, it is joint pain, fatigue, flares, we who live with it on a daily basis know, there are many differences between RA and OA. Knowing the difference between the two is the awareness we want to bring to our community over the month of May! While RA may have many invisible symptoms, we don’t want our voices to be invisible too!
So over the month of May we want to set the record straight, and bring the awareness we need to our family, friends and the world about Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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The Awareness We Need

By Tamara Haag— February 1st, 2017
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What Exactly is Arthritis? Let’s Set The Record Straight!
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Not only have I been cleaning up my roommate’s messes in the kitchen, which requires extra physical work and pain for me, but I’m also the only one here who cares about keeping the bathroom clean, apparently…
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Differences between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
By Andrew Lumpe— May 26th, 2014
The next time someone says that they have RA in their pinky finger or that you’re too old for RA, attempt to clear up their confusing RA with OA by letting them know that there’s a big difference…
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