Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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15 Oct 2015 Social Comparisons of 524 Lupus shows pts w/ malar rash onset have more SLE activity at 1 & 5 yrs than DLE or non-CLE pts. http://t.co/OBou6Os6nF
18 Dec 2017 Social Population-based study suggests an increased risk of Alzheimer’sdisease in Sjögren’s syndrome #arthritis #feedly https://t.co/eTuu100UkL
17 Apr 2018 Social Lupus care provided by a Lupus specialty vs General Rheumatology (GRC) shows LC w/ better quality measures [86% vs 70%] w/ better APL testing, DXA, steroid sparing , ACE inhibitor use Moderate correlation between the MDs #SLE patients and QM performance https://t.co/HeHZgkA0Gv
22 Jul 2018 Social Prevalence of Lupus has increased over 16 yrs; Canadian adminstrative claims data shows lupus 6x more common in women than men. From 2000–2015 incidence 4.43 per 100K population. 2015 prevalence was 90 per 100,000 https://t.co/BV3WhbGISd
16 Sep 2019 Social Despite several Vitamin D intervention RCTs in SLE failing; a metanalysis shows Vit D levels low in SLE, esp if SLEDAI >10. Deficiency of Vit D incr SLE risk (OR=4.37) and Vit D levels were inversely correlated with SLEDAI (correlation coefficien = −0.50) https://t.co/M39lzISw09
04 May 2016 Social May is lupus awareness month. https://t.co/Ri6ZOQ7Ae9
06 Apr 2016 Social Morphea can be more than skin deep; MRI and biopsy proven thickening of fascia. https://t.co/4sTMKrSgS0
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: MALT more common than diffuse B cell lymphoma in Sjogrens pts. A Baer, MD @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https://t.co/GnEuD3JULd
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @Lupusdoc: Changes in gut microbiome linked to active SLE nephritis @RheumNow #ACR17 #1786 https://t.co/aWlsbEfNOe
02 Nov 2015 Social Uncontrolled trial of Perfenidone (antifibrotic) gel in 12 pts w/ localized scleroderma shows major skin benefits https://t.co/b2myM0uZVv
05 May 2015 Social Study of 513 GPA (Wegeners) patients; 3.3% had cardiac involvement - unrelated to ANCA positivity or disease activity http://buff.ly/1R7HwIp 
12 Aug 2016 Social Great review of Raynauds Phenomenon in NEJM by Dr. Fred Wigley https://t.co/pzxpQlNQFH
01 Jun 2016 Social Rituximab fails to be effective treatment for calcinosis. https://t.co/OqWwxdlvK7
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: ANA as a screening test is problematic given this low specificity. Leads to so much anxiety #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.…
23 Jan 2018 Social Among 286 SLE from the NHS, 42% were dsDNA+ at diagnosis. Current smokers were more likely to be dsDNA+ (HR 1.86) & >10 Pk-yr hx had elevated dsDNA+ SLE risk (HR 1.60) https://t.co/0RSI7r3zWP
27 May 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up-- Hot news on CIRT, OP, MPO & what SLE will and wont do. Checkout podcast on iTUnes or here https://t.co/0vxHMCOfHD
03 Jun 2015 Social RCT of sildenafil vs PBO in PSS ischemic digital ulcers(DU): A nonsignif. trend for DU w/ sildenafil; PBO also healed http://t.co/SpBWnKeq7L
30 Aug 2016 Social Dr. Langford: VTE is increased risk w/ active GPA, MPA or EGPA. However no current evidence attesting to need for automatic anticoagulation
22 Jun 2016 Social Breast cancer patients who also have autoimmune disorders have reduced survival and worse outcomes https://t.co/U2hsLENZxa
10 Jun 2015 Social Classification of inflamm aortitis based infiltration patterns seen in GCA, Takayasus, GPA, RA, Sarcoid, AS, infx http://t.co/n75S0FSZ9c