Ask the Expert: How to Know if Your RA Treatment is Working

TheRAConnection Presents: Ask the Expert with Dr. Thomas

Kathleen M. Thomas, DO, shares important information on how to know if your rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment is working. In this informative web chat, you will learn more about RA assessment, knowing your numbers, setting goals, Vectra DA, and the importance of good communication in order to optimize informed and shared decision making.

Dr. Thomas earned her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing her internal medicine residency at Ball Memorial Hospital, she went on to complete her rheumatology fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Thomas was in private practice for two years before joining Community Physician Network. She is board certified in rheumatology. Dr. Thomas enjoys practicing all aspects of rheumatology with a particular interest in inflammatory arthritis.  Learn more about Dr. Thomas here.

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Other Web Chats in this Series:

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Available Now: Communicating with Your Doctor about RA

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*The Ask the Expert Series is not intended to be a substitute for healthcare professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health.

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