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Dear Doctors: I love to go for long walks and lately have noticed that I’m developing pain in my hip joints. I think that’s just part of aging but my daughter is urging me to try a glucosamine supplement. Can this really be helpful? Dr. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 25, 2018
Dr. Mihaela Taylor has recently put together group meetings for her patients that have both rheumatology issues and fibromyalgia. In these meetings, she reviews the latest research and information to help us self-manage our disease in addition to the steps that she takes during [...]
By MaryBeth63 • April 11, 2018

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

By uclahealth • August 14, 2017
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 [...]
By Enrique Rivero • June 15, 2017
I meet Dr. Elizabeth Volkmann 2 years ago, when she confirmed my Scleroderma diagnosis. After a year of dealing with doctors, it was so refreshing to find a doctor with such great bedside manner and compassion. I want to say Thank you and Happy Doctor's [...]
By sclero sister • March 28, 2017
I met Dr. Jennifer Grossman when she was a new rheumatologist and I was a new lupus patient. It was in the early 90's. It is now 2017 and I have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer that has spread to the bones. Dr. Grossman has always [...]
By r5150n • March 24, 2017
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 [...]
By bangles • March 24, 2017
I have had the privilege of being a part of 2 studies headed by Dr. Veena Ranganath. Having a chronic illness and knowing there is no cure leaves you with very little hope. I am eternally grateful for Dr. Rangunath and her continued quest to find answers. The [...]
By sharmy20 • March 24, 2017
Dr. Mihaela Taylor has been my angel on earth for the past 12 years watching over me and helping me to tackle my chronic illness. She is my hero because she never stops trying even when I am ready to quit. She is a warrior against my disease [...]
By sharmy20 • March 23, 2017
The growing availability of biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory autoimmune disorders has had a dramatic impact on the treatment and prognosis for patients with these potentially disabling diseases. Biologics are genetically engineered drugs designed to interact with the body’s immune response [...]
By uclahealth • August 3, 2016