4 Myths About Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

Over my 30-year career as a rheumatologist, there are common myths I encounter about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment on a daily basis. I try to educate my patients about their disease, their treatment options and I give them clear expectations of the impact it may have on their lives. There’s still a lot we don’t know about RA, but by setting the record straight about what we do know, I can help my patients to feel empowered about their disease and the course of treatment.

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Paul Sutej, MD

Paul Sutej, MD

Paul Sutej, MD, is a rheumatologist with Arthritis and Rheumatology of Georgia, P.C. He is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in rheumatology, and has been an active member of the American College of Rheumatology since 1986. View his Healthgrades profile >

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Publish Date: Dec 18, 2015

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