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What Rheumatologists Want You to Know on World Arthritis Day (and Every Day)

CreakyJoints acknowledges the 26th annual World Arthritis Day, featuring insights from experts including Iris Navarro-Millan, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, on what patients should know and remember about living with the condition.

Dr. Navarro-Millan emphasized the need to take care of your mental health and heart health, noting the added risk patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. “Your mental well-being is as important as your physical. Also, if you have rheumatoid arthritis, taking care of your heart is part of taking care of your RA, too,” said Dr. Navarro-Millan.

Read the full article at Creakyjoints.org.