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7 Famous People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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7 Famous People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been around for a long time. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates described a type of arthritis that started in middle age, affected the hands and feet, and progressed rapidly. He may have been describing RA. Some famous people have had to live with the disease, many before newer drugs made managing RA easier.

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Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-09-24