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What can help me out in the kitchen?

Expert:   Kenya Beard , ACNP-BC, Hunter College »

Whipping up dinner takes longer when rheumatoid arthritis is holding you back. Find out which gadgets will help you out in the kitchen.

Transcript: It’s time to eat! Cooking a meal isn’t as easy as it used to be pre-rheumatoid arthritis. Many standard kitchen tools are available with THICK, padded handles, making it easier to slice steak, grip mugs and peel vegetables. So many containers come with twist-off tops—there are super-easy bottle AND jar openers that will help you avoid the struggle to open them. Next, browse for plates or cutting boards with lips – they’re easier to GRIP. Finally, there are gripping tools with handles that enable you to pick up plates WITHOUT having to pinch your fingers. More »

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