How Do Steroids Impact Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Medically reviewed in June 2020

In this video, Sanjay Gupta, MD, and Sanford Hartman, MD, sit down to discuss how steroid treatments can mask the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, and why different treatment options are needed for the effective long-term management of RA.

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