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

Date Added: 04/09/13

Climate and rheumatoid arthritis has been looked at carefully. Rheumatoid arthritis is ubiquitous. It's common across all climates, in temperate climates, in tropical climates. Climate per se is not thought to play a role in rheumatoid arthritis.
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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