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RE: [IPk] RE: Rheumatoid Arthritis medication


Good luck for tomorrow then.  I just wondered if they had suggested anti
rheumatoid drugs to stop the joint damage from getting any worse.  Plus the
steroid injections?

Also do the injected steroid affect your blood sugar??

> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On
> Behalf Of Smith, Beverley
> Sent: 25 September 2002 11:03
> To: 'email @ redacted'
> Hi Jackie
> The only medication I have are anti-inflammatories which I
> tend to take most days although after a steroid injection I
> usually won't need them for 3 weeks or so.  I only take one
> anyway, just to get me through any stiffness in the morning.
> I have been very lucky in that the steroid shots have worked
> well for me.  I have a low dose which means that I can have a
> maximum of 1 a month.  At the moment I have had one every 6
> to 8 weeks although if I wasn't running 10 miles I probably
> wouldn't need them so often!
> Bev
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