5 Lessons I?ve Learned from Rheumatoid Arthritis and Why I?m Grateful to Scientists Who Can Change My World

Angela Durazo was a rising star triathlete?racking up age-group wins and corporate sponsorships. Then a diagnosis with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disorder caused by the immune system attacking healthy tissue, turned her life upside down. Here, she shares her story?including her new journey as a race car driver?and explains why research taking place at Institutes such as Sanford Burnham Prebys is critical to developing medicines that could help her and the 350 million people worldwide who live with the condition.?