We take many things for granted. I walked 11,151 steps today going from sessions to posters and exhibit halls to learn as much as I can to take back to my clinic so I can help my patients. My feet were hurting, and my back bothered me as I tried to get comfortable for the next lecture; yet, these minor discomforts are nothing compared to what our patients experience on a daily basis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and SLE can be quite challenging to manage in clinical practice, but our arsenal of medications to tone down inflammation is becoming quite broad. However we frequently encounter patients with the difficult to manage co-morbidity of fibromyalgia.