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May 22, 2019

My Doctor Said I Have RA but I’m Not That Old!

This month is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or are an RA veteran—please leave a comment about what resonates with you, what your experience with RA has been or tips and advice to share with the RA community. We want to hear from you! “I was only five years old when I […]

#RedefiningRA
October 16, 2018

Extreme Weather Events: How RA Patients Stay Positive in Stressful Conditions

For three scary weeks in late August and early September, the Caribbean and parts of the southern US were hit by three strong hurricanes: Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Several of Crescendo’s Patient Ambassadors were affected by the hurricanes and had to evacuate. Extreme weather events, including hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards and more, can be stressful regardless […]

#RedefiningRA
September 4, 2018

In Sickness and In Health: Caregivers Making Good on Their Vows to Those They Love

For those of us who work on the Vectra test, we pride ourselves on keeping rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients at the center of all that we do. Patient-centricity is part of all our thinking and guides many of our decisions. An important part of the patient perspective that isn’t often mentioned is the patient’s primary […]

EULAR
August 20, 2018

Advancing the Science on RA: News from EULAR 2018

My role at Myriad Genetics as Senior Strategic Product Director, Autoimmune, involves staying abreast of the latest scientific data in the autoimmune and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) space. Equipped with this information, I work to assess the existing clinical data to advance our knowledge of biomarker testing and its role in addressing the needs of patients […]

#RedefiningRA
August 6, 2018

THE RA WARRIOR: Toward Greater Accord in Understanding RA

Those readers who are following our Vectra Voice regularly know that we are in the middle of a series sharing what happened during our Patient Ambassador meeting in Tampa. In our last post, we highlighted what Kelly Young, the RA Warrior, shared with our Ambassadors at the meeting. Read below for a continuation of her session. […]

#RedefiningRA
July 30, 2018

THE RA WARRIOR: Dispelling Myths About RA and Encouraging Joy

Those readers who are following our Vectra Voice regularly know that we are in the middle of a series sharing what happened during our Patient Ambassador meeting in Tampa. You can click here to see how we kicked off Arthritis Awareness Month, here to hear from the physician who spoke at our meeting and here to read why our sales reps […]

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