The Arthritis-Diabetes Connection

Osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis share symptoms, but are very different diseases. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear on the joints, and is usually found in older people. Inflammatory arthritis refers to a group of autoimmune diseases, diseases in which the immune system attacks the body’s joints, and can occur at any age. Inflammatory arthritis…

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Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: What’s the Difference?

Fifty million people in the US suffer from some form of arthritis. The two most common types are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Both cause joint pain, stiffness, and swelling; however, proper treatment requires an accurate diagnosis that differentiates between these two very different diseases. Here are the major differences between OA and RA:…

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