Vigilance kidney problems key rheumatoid arthritis patients study finds

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Vigilance for kidney problems key for rheumatoid arthritis patients, study finds

Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk factors, new Mayo Clinic research shows. Physicians should test rheumatoid arthritis patients periodically for signs of kidney problems, and […]

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