This is a series of videos that deals with rheumatoid arthritis and contains three videos. The first video offers a brief introduction to the disease, prevalence and diagnosis. The second video in the series describes treatments and medications. Finally, the final video discusses changes in lifestyle, including a diet that would help patients living with rheumatoid arthritis.
This video was created by McMaster Demystifying Medicine students Coomal Rashid, Aisha Ikra Saeed, Shara Chowdhury, Manu Sharma
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