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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients at Greater Risk of Kidney Disease

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Bones, Joints & Muscles, May 30, 2014

A new study finds people with rheumatoid arthritis are at greater risk of kidney disease. The study "revealed that rheumatoid arthritis patients who had high levels of inflammation in the first year after diagnosis were even more likely than others to develop reduced kidney function."

Tags: Arthritis Research UK, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney disease, arthritis, Mayo Clinic Minnesota, kidney function

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