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Entering surgery with risk of arthritis
After taking a 23andme dna test, I had two genes found that are both risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis. This increases my risk for rheumatoid Arthritis. With that said, I have no family history of it. I am interested in a surgical subspecialty, but given that result, would it be unwise to enter that field knowing my risk? Christiaan Barnard was a heart surgeon (pioneer of the heart transplant) who had RA. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: parserfan Source Type: forums

Surgical Specialty career options for student with JRA
I'm an M1 with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and am currently in the process of investigating surgical subspecialties. My condition is well managed medically, but I am hesitant to get too attached to any of the surgical subspecialties as standing statically for extended periods of time is torture for me and my joints. I do know of surgeons with arthritis who still are able to practice, but I believe their problems are mostly in their hands (which is probably exacerbated by the increase in... Surgical Specialty career options for student with JRA (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 18, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mcworbust Source Type: forums

US still of value in the assessment of therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients
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Source: BMJ Comments - September 13, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: forums

VivienLauYW - The Sick role of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis(JRA) Patients and Parent
VivienLauYW – Master of Public Health The Chinese University of Hong Kong The Sick role of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) Patients and their Parents. VivienLauYW – Master of Public Health The Chinese University of Hong Kong Medical Sociology The Sick role of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) Patients and their Parents. (Source: New Media Medicine)
Source: New Media Medicine - December 11, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: VivienLauYW Tags: Oxford Medical School Source Type: forums

Food Allergies - I am becoming allergic to EVERYTHING!
About 5 years ago I started having very loose stools, stopped absorbing my food and had a burning irritated stomach. I started noticing a correlation with milk and eventually figured out that I had a dairy allergy. Once I cut dairy out of my diet the burning in my stomach went away, I began absorbing my food again and everything went back to normal. Since then I have slowly but surely become allergic to just about all foods including rice, soy, chicken/egg, beef, pork, fish/seafood, wheat, nuts, potatoes etc. I am basically living on two foods now, corn and quinoa. I can also have some green vegetables such as broccoli, ...
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition Forum - September 25, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Mrkdale Tags: Nutrition Source Type: forums