Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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06 Feb 2019 Social Kaiser Permanente study of 1,956 adult #SLE patients shows that only 58% of lupus pts were ≥80% adherent to hydroxychloroquine. Only age and increasing visits were predictive. Not predictive were the rheumatologist, center or socioeconomic factors. https://t.co/2mpkaBK4YZ
04 Feb 2019 News Elevated Fracture Risk in Lupus
30 Jan 2019 Social 17.2% of 576 autoimmune pts had Mechanic hands: 50% MCTD; 35% DM; 15% PSS; 15% of UCTD; 14% Sjogren’s; NO SLE pts. 81% Mechanic+ had abnl capillaroscopy. DM w/ Mechanics had more Raynauds, Jo-1+ & abnl capillaroscopy https://t.co/igdTHUYmSj
28 Jan 2019 News Improved Survival with Renal Transplant in SLE
25 Jan 2019 Social QD - Hemoptysis with lupus: Stable lupus patient suddenly complains of hemoptysis - whats the differential diagnosis? Lessons and cases from the Rheumatology clinic. https://t.co/fagvh3TpVm #lupus
25 Jan 2019 ACR Video QD Video - Hemoptysis with Lupus
23 Jan 2019 News Major Challenges for Lupus in 2019
18 Jan 2019 News Malar Rash and Polyarthritis
17 Jan 2019 Social A scleroderma/Raynauds patient just showed us her favorite XMAS gift - an Electric Hand Warmer - you can buy these on Amazon for $15-30. Very Cool!! https://t.co/My06QzcHhj
16 Jan 2019 Social Who thought this was possible? Numbers suggest this is rare. Tis wrong to use this to forge ahead with an unlikely PMR dx in the face of a normal CRP/ESR; but will you go so far as to order the expensive FDG-PET? https://t.co/RTkiUXO7lX
14 Jan 2019 Social National registry of lupus nephritis pts w/ ESRD (n=20,974) between 1995-2014 showed that mortality declined from 11.1 to 6.7/100PY; Mortality declined for whites (HR 0.68), blacks (0.67) and Hispanics (0.51) and declined for CVD and infx by 44% & 63% https://t.co/0zDQmLymes
14 Jan 2019 News Early Predictive Factors for Scleroderma Renal Crisis
11 Jan 2019 Social QD Video - lessons from the Clinic - How to evaluate the Takayasu's arteritis patient. https://t.co/tZcOOKlcVU
10 Jan 2019 ACR Video QD Video - Evaluation of Takayasu Arteritis
07 Jan 2019 Social Obesity makes everything worse, including SLE! Study of 148 SLE pts; the 32% who were obese had worse disease activity, depression, pain and fatigue. https://t.co/PQOQrBca2a
07 Jan 2019 ACR Video QD Video - Statins
07 Jan 2019 Social Rheumatology Year in Review - New Drugs, irAEs, Enbrel in court, Opioids, new JAKs, Hot PsA Trial, new Lupus drugs, Medical Marijuana, Expen$ive Rheum drugs, Senolytics. https://t.co/9VpM4yRGfY
02 Jan 2019 Social Eli Lilly has announced that FDA has granted Fast Track designation to baricitinib, to be studied for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This drug is NOT FDA approved for lupus https://t.co/vK7i6AoKab
25 Dec 2018 News Best of 2018: Ustekinumab May be Effective in Lupus
24 Dec 2018 Social Bing Bingham MD talking on immune related adverse events (MSK and autoimmune). Says these occur in 3-5% of cancer pts treated with Checkpoint inhibitors. Unofficial surveys show nearly 50% of Rheums have seen these referrals. #MARS #ARTHROS https://t.co/lDLX1qHIDh