What RA patients really care about

Pain, fatigue and independence are the key concerns for people with rheumatoid arthritis, and they only consider themselves in remission if there has been dramatic improvement in these areas.

The finding comes from a survey of 274 RA patients from the US and a number of European countries who were asked to rate how important 26 different areas of disease activity were to them.

As expected, pain came out on top, with 67% of