This booklet has been written for anyone who wants to learn about rheumatoid arthritis, including people who have rheumatoid arthritis, their families and friends. Topics include:

  • a description of rheumatoid arthritis 
  • how the disease affects the body
  • who is at risk
  • how it can be best managed, and
  • the financial and social impacts of rheumatoid arthritis.

The booklet also uses the latest statistics to describe the extent of the problem in Australia.