I personally think that if you achieve remission, the first thing is a major celebration. The question becomes what happens after that? For most RA patients, a major part of our life is spent coping with the disease and managing it – including medications, doctors’ appointments, insurance claims, uncertainty in scheduling work and family life, and just figuring out how we feel every day. Does that all go away if you go into remission?
I found some interesting and somewhat unexpected things as I researched the current thinking of treating RA patients. Read the full article at RheumatoidArthritis.net.