An experienced rheumatologist in Denmark, Berit Schiøttz-Christensen, has played a large part in the development of this app. She too has seen the advantage of a tool for people with RA.
RheumaBuddy is primarily a tool for people with RA to achieve a unique insight into their own condition – and thereby how they can become motivated to break bad habits and adjust their life in a more positive direction.
To professionals, RheumaBuddy is also an advantage. The foundation for counselling and treating the individual patient becomes stronger. Often at visits to the specialist, patients have trouble describing in detail how they have been feeling since last time. That does not leave you, the specialist, with a true and fair view of their general condition.