Answers About Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 1

The New York Times—July 17, 2013

Readers sent more than 100 questions to Dr. Vivian P. Bykerk about rheumatoid arthritis, a disease that often starts in middle age and is more common in women.

Dr. Bykerk, a rheumatologist who has practiced for more than 20 years, is the director of research at the Inflammatory Arthritis Center at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Her focus is the early detection of rheumatoid arthritis and the adoption of optimal treatment strategies.

Read the full story at and watch for more questions in Part 2 later in July. 


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