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Could I die of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis do carry an increased mortality rate, and we know that for patients who are adjusted for age and sex and lifestyle factors and such, someone with rheumatoid arthritis does have a higher rate of death as compared to someone without rheumatoid arthritis. However, ...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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