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Will I become crippled or deformed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

I'll tell you, 2013, is if you're going to have rheumatoid arthritis is a good time to have it. We are doing so much better than we have in the past. We have many new medications. We also have old medications that we've learned to use effectively and most people we can help maintain a full lifest...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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