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Power Stories - Arthritis

Pebbles’s Story (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Most of y’all know or have read about my journey with type 1 diabetes. Now I’ll tell you how my immune system screwed me over again with rheumatoid arthritis. In 2014, I started to have sharp pains in my wrists, finger joints, toe joints and elbows. Not even plain ibuprofen …

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Mandi’s Story (RA)

I was first diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ten years ago. As the years passed I was also told I had lupus, then Sjögren’s syndrome, then neuropathy raynaud’s, and a few others. Then was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. It seems that every time I was attending the hospital I was …

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Barbara’s Story (Osteoarthritis)

My name is Barbara Tullous. I was diagnosed three years ago with degenerative hip disease. I also have bad knees. It’s starting to look like I may also have RA. I work at a psyche hospital 40 hours a week with teenage girls. Sometimes I float to the adult unit …

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