Items Tagged ‘rheumatologist’

25 years with arthritis

August 14, 2017

25 years with arthritis

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was 14 years old,” says Carly Panchura, now 39 and an advocate for arthritis research.

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Tags: arthritis, arthritis research, featured, rheumatologist, rheumatology, US News

A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

June 15, 2017

A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Most people think of rheumatology as the study of joint disorders, such as arthritis, but they may not know just how broad the field really is. Because rheumatologic disorders also affect blood vessels, organs and a host of other body parts, rheumatology research delves down into the effects on those systems as well. At UCLA, […]

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Tags: arthritis, bad cholesterol, cholesterol, Dr. John Fitzgerald, fibromyalgia, good cholesterol, gout, HDL, inflammatory diseases, joint pain, LDL, microbiome

March 24, 2017

Tackling an illness difficult to diagnose

By bangles bangles

One morning last summer, I woke up and my feet were numb. That’s when I started going from doctor to doctor trying to find out what was happening, how to get better and how to stop the progress of numbness and pain in my feet. I visited specialists in Internal medicine, Neurology, Acupuncture, but nobody […]

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Tags: arthritis, Doctors Day, Dr. Geraldine Navarro, patient stories, Porter Ranch, rheumatologist, rheumatology, UCLA Primary and Specialty Care

January 5, 2017

My Story UCLA Health

By judy1 judy1

My story begins in my pulmonary doctors office, Dr. John Abe, when I began to cry. I explained that I felt terrible and all I got from my current primary doctor was that my tests were all within “national guidelines”. Dr. John Abe had been my pulmonary doctor for around 5 years and I thought […]

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Tags: acupuncture, blood tests, Dr. Gloria Kim, Dr. John Abe, Dr. Lawrence B. Taw, medication, patient stories, pulmonary doctors, rheumatologist, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine