For the approximately 1.6 million people in the U.S. Living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune condition, facing new hurdles can be an everyday challenge. Especially since an RA diagnosis may be accompanied by feelings of uncertainty about the future due to the unpredictable nature of the condition.
Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain took her RA diagnosis as an opportunity to learn to remain present in the moment, which allowed her to continue pursuing her writing passion while facing her illness. In an effort to share her story of perseverance more broadly, Diane will highlight details from the chapters of her 20-year journey with RA on Arthritis.com a support site where people can find inspiration, advice and tools to help manage chronic conditions like RA.
Today, she feels fortunate that her RA is managed and she can enjoy everyday activities as well as keep up with a busy travel schedule. That’s why she has collaborated with Pfizer to share her story and strategies to help others living with a chronic inflammatory condition like RA.
Join Diane on Wednesday, July 18 for an inside look into her RA journey. She’ll be joined by Ara Dikranian, MD, Rheumatologist at the Cabrillo Center for Rheumatic Disease in San Diego, CA, to provide people with information that may help them make smart, proactive decisions about their health and to discuss her upcoming feature on Arthritis.com.