Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease, NOT your grandma’s arthritis.  Below are some links that I think do a very good job of explaining this.

http://www.healthination.com/Videos/Rheumatoid-Arthritis :  A 10 minute video hosted by Dr. Nancy Snyderman.

http://www.youtube.com/BuckleMeUpMovement: IAAM’s Youtube channel featuring 4 short “commercials” on what living with Rheumatoid Arthritis really looks like.