June 28, 2018

 
Each RA diagnosis is different from the next, but certain factors can help determine if you’re at risk for developing a severe form of the disease. For many people, knowing their RA severity risk allows them to better manage disease progression. Learn how to identify if you’re at risk>>
 
 
 
An RA diagnosis can leave you feeling anxious and uncertain. Will your symptoms worsen? How quickly will your disease progress? While these questions may seem scary, getting the right answers could help you make better treatment choices. Find out how to take control of RA by getting answers about your risk>>
 
 
 
 
Living with RA often means undergoing routine image scans – like X-rays, MRIs or ultrasounds. These types of tests not only help doctors see how your RA is progressing, but also help determine if you’re at risk for developing more severe symptoms. Learn more>>
 
 
 
 
Routine lab tests are an important part of managing your RA and can help doctors better understand changes in your body and the effectiveness of your treatment. They can also be used to pinpoint your RA severity risk. Find out which lab tests you should request>>
 
 
 
 
 
Your doctor is working on your behalf, so it’s important that he or she listens and understands your concerns. If you’re living with RA and want to speak with your rheumatologist about assessing your severity risk, read our tips on effectively communicating with your doctor>>
 
 
 
 
Top RA Exercises
 
 
No matter your severity risk, exercise is an important part of managing your RA. Stay active and keep your joints in great shape. Learn which exercises are best for people with RA>>