For Rheumatology Patients

Rheumatic diseases can be particularly challenging for patients who have them. Besides affecting the physical body, energy levels and the ability to perform daily activities, these conditions can also affect emotional health.

Knowledge of the causes of rheumatic diseases and their impact on the body, as well as new approaches to treatment of these conditions, is expanding rapidly. The following information and resources are provided to help patients manage the condition most effectively:

Informational Videos

Click on the videos - Parts 1 and 2 - below to watch Michael Weisman, MD, Director, Division of Rheumatology, talk about rheumatoid arthritis, its causes and risk factors, diagnosis and treatments.