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Medical Transitions: From Pediatric to Adult Health Care

            Right now, I’m in the process of transitioning from seeing a pediatric rheumatologist to an adult rheumatologist, so I figured I’d list what I’ve learned/what I’d have done differently. These are just some of my own suggestions, but if you have any other ones that you think will be helpful to others in this […]

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Advocates for Arthritis Takeaway: Tips for Patient Advocacy

Come with your story fully prepared! Your story should include everything you’ve been through due to your rheumatic disease. Some good things to think about are your diagnosis, any difficulties you’ve faced, and where you’re at today. Look over the material you’re given Have a decent understanding of the issues you’re bringing to Congress that […]

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My Advocates for Arthritis Experience

  Once again, I had the pleasure of flying to Washington D.C. for a couple days in late September for the American College of Rheumatology’s Advocates for Arthritis program. This year, I was more worried about missing multiple days of school, so my mom and I weren’t able to sightsee or use the getaway as […]

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My Story, My Goal, My Blog

Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Sydney; I am a senior in high school, and I am currently working on obtaining my Girl Scout Gold Award. Unfortunately, I am not witty and creative, nor do I have a great sense of humor (yes, I’ll admit that I find dad jokes amusing), but […]

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WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer […]

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