Tag Archives: rheumatologist

How to build your healthcare team

I have been told countless times that I have a great medical team managing all of the different aspects of my autoimmune battle. “Absolutely!” I say. However, it hasn’t always been the case. For decades, various symptoms were surfacing; but each symptom was being treated without looking deeper into possible reasons for all of them.   […]

Yeah! A Diagnosis. Now what?

Finally, a diagnosis. You may have heard the name of which autoimmune disease your rheumy (a sweet nickname for Rheumatologist) told you. Chances are you have never heard of it before! You probably grabbed a pen and asked for them to spell it for you, too. I know I did.  I still to this day […]

Introducing The Battle Within to the BDN blog network

Introducing The Battle Within to the BDN blog network!