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Does smoking play a role in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Joel Kremer, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Date Added: 04/09/13

Smoking does play a role in rheumatoid arthritis. Some wonderful studies out of Sweden by Klarskog and Aul, confirmed by others, have shown that there are indeed environmental risks for rheumatoid arthritis, one of which is smoking. Smokers are more likely to get rheumatoid arthritis because the smo...
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Dr. Joel M. Kremer, MD is founder and President of Corrona. Dr. Kremer is a Professor of Medicine of the Albany Medical College. Dr. Kremer serves as Director of Research at The Center for Rheumatology in Albany.
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